Research Officer in the Department of Medicine

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
20 Sep 2023
10 Dec 2023
523138
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Officer in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 523138)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • join an active team of researchers in the development of bioinformatics and healthcare big data analysis and integrative mechanistic studies in a collaborative environment
  • support clinical researchers from different specialty on bioinformatics data analysis
  • select proper bioinformatics study design to identify genetic and cytome biomarker for various diseases
  • perform data analysis and data visualization in genomics, proteomics, cytomics, and next-generation sequencing
  • perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • a Ph.D. degree with strong research background in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Biochemistry, Genomic Immunology, Artificial Intelligence or related disciplines
  • demonstrated track record of publishing academic research papers
  • research experience in the field of computational biology, machine learning through advanced programming (Matlab, Python or R)
  • high level of expertise in analysis of large and complex datasets
  • good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese preferred)
  • strong communication skills
  • self-motivation with a hardworking attitude
  • ability to work well in an interdisciplinary team
  • working experience in AI based bioinformatics is preferred

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post(s).  Applicants should apply online at the University‚Äôs Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from October 4, 2023 and continue until December 10, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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