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Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Clinical Oncology

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Mar 2024

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Clinical Oncology, School of Clinical Medicine (21600)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Clinical Oncology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 525726) (to commence as soon as possible on a temporary basis for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability).

The Department provides an open, supportive, dynamic, and motivating academic environment with the possibility to work on cutting-edge research projects related to the single-cell spatial transcriptome study with integrated genomic data to elucidate the mechanisms of immunosuppression and cancer metastasis. The activities of PDF will be integrated into a multidisciplinary team with bioinformaticians, biologists, and clinical oncologists.   

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics, Bioengineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline, with an excellent research publication record and strong computational programming skills. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in one or more of the following areas: development of methods for multi-omics data integration, application of artificial intelligence models in life science, single-cell data analysis, and spatial transcriptome analysis.  Applicants should be self-motivated, able to work independently as well as in a team, and able to help supervise PhD students. They should also have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, good troubleshooting skills, and effective collaboration skills.  

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., 2 reference letters, and a cover letter outlining research experience and publication record.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2024, or until the post(s) is/are filled, whichever is earlier. 

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