THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
24 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 May 2018
Ref
201800545
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer in the Department of Pathology, to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences or a related biomedical discipline. They should be self-motivated with proven experience and good publication record. Experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, imaging and animal studies is preferred. The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung (http://www.hku.hk/patho/staffr/list/syleung.html) to characterize tumor driver genes in gastrointestinal tract cancer using 3D organoid cultures and genome editing technology as part of a theme-based research project. The main focus will be on integrative analysis of genomics data and functional characterization of novel cancer related genes as discovered by genomics approach. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201701675) need not re-apply.

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 Professor S.Y. Leung of the Department of Pathology at suetyi@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs/hku.hk/ . Review of applications will commence on May 8, 2018 and continue until July 31, 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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