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Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508183
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 508183), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent.  They should have relevant experience in neuroscience research, cell and molecular biology, histological techniques, confocal microscopy, and animal (mouse) experimentation; and good communication and presentation skills.  They should also be self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently and in a team.  Prior experience in molecular cloning and protein purification is an advantage.

The appointee will join a friendly, dynamic and dedicated research team using state-of-the-art equipment with the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and international environment.  He/She will explore molecular mechanisms and novel therapeutic strategies of Parkinson's disease (PD).  The project involves phenotypic and behavioral studies of mutant (LRRK2 knock-in) mouse model of PD, as well as establishing human PD patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for pathophysiological studies.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 507856) 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 accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. with the name of at least two referees and a statement of research interests.  Review of applications will start from as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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