Ref.: 201701675
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer
Department: Department of Pathology
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer in the Department of Pathology, to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences or a related biomedical discipline, be self-motivated with proven experience and good publication record.  Experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, imaging and animal studies are preferred.  The appointee will be working under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung (http://www.hku.hk/patho/staff/list/syleung.html) to characterize tumor driver genes in gastrointestinal tract cancer using 3D organoid cultures and genome editing technology as part of a theme-based research project.  The main focus of the appointee’s work will be on integrative analysis of genomics data and functional characterization of novel cancer related genes as discovered by genomics approach.

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-to-date C.V. to Professor S.Y. Leung of the Department of Pathology at suetyi@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will commence on December 18, 2017 and continue until March 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier. 

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