Post-doctoral Fellow in the Applied Oral Sciences & Community Dental Care

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
23 Nov 2023
29 Feb 2024
523872
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Applied Oral Sciences and Community Dental Care of the Faculty of Dentistry (08023)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Applied Oral Sciences & Community Dental Care, Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 523872), to commence as soon as possible for 17 months

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science, Biomedical engineering, or a related discipline.  Proficiency in English, along with strong and collaborative communication skills, is a must. The applicant should have high motivation and a strong interest in tissue regeneration. Knowledge of and experience in biomaterial development and characterization would be advantageous. A track record of publishing in top international journals is highly desirable.

The appointee will conduct a basic science and translational research project on developing biomaterials for dental tissue regeneration. This study is a collaborative project involving the Departments of Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, and Dentistry. Inquiries about the post can be sent to Dr. Waruna Dissanayaka at warunad@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, upload an up-to-date C.V., and provide 2-3 referees’ names and contact details.  Review of applications will start on December 30, 2023, and continue until February 29, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.