Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology (Ref.: 503832), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in biomedical sciences, bioengineering, biological sciences or a related discipline, with experience in molecular biology, chemical biology, mammalian cell culture, confocal/fluorescent microscopy, and animal experiments (e.g. mouse handling, tissue dissection/processing/sectioning, immunohistochemical staining, RNA/DNA extraction and processing, protein extraction and western blots, and primary cell culture isolation and maintenance). Previous research work in ophthalmology/visual science-related translational research, particularly in relation to drug delivery and pharmaceutics, will be desirable. They should also have a strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation, an excellent command of written and spoken English, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and the ability to multi-task and work independently and collaboratively as a team. The appointee will be involved in research projects related to development of novel pharmacological treatments for ocular diseases and investigations in neuroregeneration and neuroprotection.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on May 7, 2021 and continue until May 28, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.