Post-doctoral Fellow in Microbiology

Hong Kong (HK)
06 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow

Ref.  :  201800317

Department  :  Department of Microbiology

Closing Date  :  April 3, 2018
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology or a related discipline with experience in molecular microbiology (including mycology and parasitology), next-generation-sequencing (NGS), and small RNA.  They should be self-motivated and organized, has the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as in a team.  Preference would be given to those with work experience in extracellular vesicles of pathogens, evolutionary biology, RNA-protein interactions, confocal microscope, immunoprecipitation and/or protein expression/purification.  Applicants with more than three years of experience in working with pathogens would be considered favorably.  The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor Susanna K.P. Lau on research projects.  Enquiries on the post can be directed to the Department at

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 the Department at Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications will start on March 20, 2018 and continue until April 3, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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

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