Ref.: 201800797
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: Department of Anaesthesiology
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
 

 

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

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences or Neuroscience.  Experience in basic methods of molecular biology, biochemistry, and rodent behavioural tests, preferably with experiences in chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP), methylated DNA immunoprecipitation (MeDIP) and genetic engineering technology is preferred.  Publication record in the related study areas in pain medicine is also an advantage.  Applicants should be self-motivated, be able to work independently as well as in a team with the ability to multitask in a multifunctional laboratory.  The appointee is expected to participate in translational research projects to study epigenetic regulation of neuropathic pain in animal models and humans.

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 bpschan@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 June 25, 2018 and continue until December 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.