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Post-doctoral Fellow in the Emergency Medicine Unit

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 504190
Work type: Full-time
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Emergency Medicine Unit of the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 504190), to commence as soon as possible for one to two year(s), with the possibility of renewal.

The Emergency Medicine Unit is building a team of cross-disciplinary clinical and non-clinical scientists to research the grand challenges of this age in acute illness, injury and emergency health service delivery.  Our programmes will address unmet clinical needs in translational research in emergency medicine.  We aim to understand the underlying mechanisms of acute disease, to discover novel clinical and molecular markers, and to develop pragmatic diagnostic and risk-stratification pathways.  Our long-term goals lie in primary prevention, screening and therapeutics.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics, or a closely related discipline; with an interest in research in the field of emergency medicine.  They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and experience in writing grants and publications.  They should also be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team.  The appointee will participate in research projects relating to acute illness and injury (e.g. infectious disease, sepsis, stroke and acute kidney injury). Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503441) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accept online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. (preferably with an academic transcript). Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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