Post-doctoral Fellow under Department of Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
06 Nov 2023
03 Dec 2023
523704
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (21700)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow       

Applicants are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow under Department of Surgery to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicant should have a Ph.D. degree and extended experience in molecular biology, human genetics or bioinformatics. The appointee will join a research team to study the genetic etiology of congenital disorders, including biliary atresia and congenital bile-duct dilatation. The research goals are to understand the underlying pathological mechanisms, to discover novel clinical and molecular markers, and to stratify patients based on genetic risk profile. Those having experience in analyzing large-scale sequencing and/or multi-omics datasets will be preferred. Applicant should have experience in Unix command line interface and possess the ability to use basic programming languages such as R. Applicant should also have excellent communication skills in English, be self-motivated, independent, and able to work under a multidisciplinary team environment. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to Dr. Clara Tang at claratang@hku.hk and Dr Vincent Lui (vclui@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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on (2 weeks after posting) and continue until Dec 3, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.