Ref.: 201800852
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts)
Department: School of Biological Sciences
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the School of Biological Sciences, to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry or equivalent. They should have a strong background in protein biochemistry/purification, structural and molecular biology. The appointees will use advanced biochemical, genomic and imaging approaches to study the structures and function of DNA replication complexes in yeast and higher eukaryotes. Training opportunities in cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) to solve high-resolution structures will be provided.

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 a brief statement of research interests and an up-to-date C.V. with references to Dr. Yuanliang Zhai at zhai@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 commence as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2018, or until the posts are 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.