Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Bioinformatician) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502435) (to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
The selected candidate will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavours.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in bioinformatics, computational biology or related disciplines, and solid work experience and track record in genomic/metagenomic and microbiome/virome research. They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Excellent programming skills are expected.
The appointee will participate in applied and methodological work in a Big Data Laboratory, and technology transfer of advanced artificial intelligence in the field of infectious disease research. Working off-campus may be required. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 501978) need not re-apply.
A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 5, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.