Post-doctoral Fellow in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
06 Nov 2023
12 Jan 2024
523666
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (20700)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 523666), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a strong background in Oncology, Immunology or related fields, and a good publication track record. Experience in multi-color flow cytometric analysis; cell-based immune assays; animal work; and laboratory-based translational research in cancer biology, immunology or related areas will be an advantage. The appointee will work on research projects related to cancer immunology and immunotherapy, with a focus on investigating T-cell-mediated mechanisms of tumor response and resistance to immune-based therapies. Additional information regarding the on-going research projects can be found in the following publications of recent years: Gut. 2022 Nov 30;gutjnl-2022-327133. Adv Healthc Mater. 2023 May 8;e2202921. Mol Ther Oncolytics. 2021 Jan 21;20:373-386. Mol Ther Oncolytics. 2020 Feb 8;16:302-317. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Dr. Zhiwu Tan at zwtan@hku.hk

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., and the contact information of 3 referees.  Review of applications will start from 10 November 2023 and continue until 12 January 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.