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Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences

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

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 525862), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Stem Cell Biology, Cancer Immunology, Genomics, Bioinformatics, or a related field, and demonstrate exceptional experimental, writing, and communication abilities. Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in embryonic stem cells and immunology. In particular, we seek applicants with expertise in techniques relevant to cell biology and molecular biology, such as stem cell culture, molecular cloning, cell sorting, and CRISPR technology. Candidates must exhibit a strong command of written and spoken English, and effective communication skills. Additionally, they should display self-motivation, innovation, and the capacity to thrive in an interdisciplinary team setting.

The appointee will contribute to a collaborative research project aimed at generating novel human cytotoxic immune cells, ITNKs and CAR-ITNKs, derived from human T cells and stem cells, and investigating their potential in treating malignant tumours. The appointee will also collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists on research projects. Off-campus work may be required. For further information, please contact Professor Pengtao Liu at pliu88@hku.hk..

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from 1 March 2024 and continue until 20 March 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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