THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Anaesthesiology

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
05 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Ref
201800798
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Cardiology, with experience in animal work, cell culture, cellular and molecular biology. Preference would be given to those who have been specifically trained in the following areas: confocal imaging, animal surgery, in vivo, and in vitro models of myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury in small animals and in primary cardiomyocyte cultures. They should have a good command of both written and spoken English, and the ability to multi-task with attention to detail. They should also be able to work independently as well as in a team with self-motivation and good organizational skills. The appointee will work with Dr. Zhengyuan Xia on research projects relating to cardiovascular researches. For further information, please contact Dr. Zhengyuan Xia at zyxia@hku.hk. Details of Dr. Zhengyuan Xia’s research projects can also be found at http://www.anaesthesia.hku.hk/laboratory_detail.php?content=1.

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. Zhengyuan Xia at zyxia@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 start on June 19, 2018 and continue until July 15, 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.