Ref.: 201800698
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: Department of Ophthalmology
Closing Date: June 12, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology, to commence as soon as possible for 18 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree or equivalent with a good track record in biological sciences, biomedical sciences or biochemistry. They should have work experience in at least one of the following areas: confocal imaging, animal behavioral tests in cognitive and motor functions, animal surgery, primary neuronal cultures, biochemical assays, Western-blot analysis, or histology.  They should also be energetic and driven with good communication skills.  The appointee will work on the project of Lycium Barbarum modulation effect on systemic inflammation and neuroinflammation for Alzheimer’s disease and retinal degenerative diseases.

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 Dr. K. Chiu at datwai@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 as soon as possible and continue until June 12, 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.