Ref.: 201800598
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in Liver Cancer
Department: Department of Pathology
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

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

This position is available in the Department of Pathology and State Key Laboratory for Liver Research, to identify novel molecular and cellular mechanisms of liver cancer. We seek applications from candidates with expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology, with strong interests in translational research utilizing mouse models of liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC) as well as human tissues/cells.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science, with in-depth experience in the following: immunoblotting; immunoprecipitation, including protein immunoprecipitation (IP), protein complex immunoprecipitation (Co-IP), chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP); qPCR; RNA-Seq; maintenance and propagation of cell lines; cell culture; lentiviral transduction; luciferase-reporter assay; organoids and mouse models. The ability to work independently, to participate in highly collaborative projects, and to contribute intellectually to the development of the research are requisites for the position. Applicants should be highly motivated individuals with the ability to work in a team environment, and have good oral and written communication skills in English. Those who have strong interest in translational research and appreciate the complexity of biological systems are particularly encouraged to apply. The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor Irene Ng in research projects to investigate molecular and cellular mechanisms of HCC (http://www.hku.hk/patho/staff/list/ing.html). 

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 the Department at iolng@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 May 14, 2018 and continue until July 31, 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.