Ref.: 201701744
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: Department of Microbiology
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Medicine, Microbiology or Biology.  They should be highly competent in immunology and molecular biology techniques.  Preference would be given to those with work experience in transcriptome, animal models and molecular experiments.  The appointee is expected to work independently and play an important role in the team on molecular mechanisms of protective immune responses during HIV infection or cancer immunotherapy.  He/She will need to design and perform experiments, which involve animal immunization, immune assays, flow cytometry, cell imaging, deep sequencing and data analysis, etc.  Enquiries about the post can be directed to the AIDS Institute at aidsinst@hku.hk.

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., and the contact information of 3 referees to the AIDS Institute at aidsinst@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Review of applications will start on January 2, 2018 and continue until February 28, 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.