Ref.: 201701581
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences
Closing Date: March 1, 2018


Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in cancer, molecular biology or cellular biology related fields; with experience in animal work, cell culture, cellular and molecular biology.  They should also have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.  Preference will be given to those with experience in flow cytometry, cancer biology, cancer stem cells and gastrointestinal cancer related research work. The appointee should be self-motivated, has the ability to multi-task with attention-to detail, be organized and be able to work independently as well as in a team. He/She will work under the supervision of Dr. S. Ma on research projects relating to exploiting stemness as a cancer cell vulnerability.  For further information, please contact Dr. S. Ma at  Details of Dr. S. Ma’s research projects can also be found at  

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-do-date C.V. to the School at  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained online at  Further particulars can be obtained at https://jobs.hku.hkReview of applications will start on November 27, 2017 and continue until March 1, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.