Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
11 Jul 2023
31 Dec 2023
522310
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 522310), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Structural Biology or Biochemistry. The appointee will work in the DNA replication group headed by Professor Yuanliang Zhai to carry out interdisciplinary research in the field of DNA replication, aiming to understand the molecular mechanisms regulating DNA replication initiation in human cells and their applications in human diseases. More information about the research can be found in the publications at    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Yuanliang+Zhai or explore the website https://zhai95.wixsite.com/mysite-1. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Yuanliang Zhai at zhai@hku.hk.  

Interested individuals with backgrounds in structural biology (cryo-EM), biophysics, biochemistry, bioinformatics, or molecular biology are welcome to apply. A highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. with the names of 2-3 references, and a statement of research interests must be submitted together. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.