THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology 

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Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Posted
27 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology 

Ref.  :  201701630 

Department  :  Department of Pathology 

Closing Date  :  December 15, 2017 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in cancer/molecular biology/cellular biology or related disciplines, and have evidence of research experience in cell culture, transfection, in vitro/in vivo functional studying of signal transduction pathways, flow cytometry analysis, preclinical drug testing and animal handling experience.  They should also have a strong passion for scientific and clinical research and be highly motivated to make contributions to patients with cancers which are less common and difficult to treat.  Preference will be given to those with a strong publication record and grant-writing experience.  Knowledge of next-generation sequencing is a bonus.

The appointee will join a young and dynamic research group with opportunities to conduct projects on female genital tract malignancies supported by research grants.  A main focus of his/her work will be on preclinical drug testing and functional characterization of oncogenes.  The appointee is expected to have a good command of English, good interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of research-related computer software, and be able to show initiative and work independently while maintaining the smooth running of a research laboratory.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr Philip Ip of the Department of Pathology at philipip@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 15, 2017, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.