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Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 524135) 

We now invite applications for the captioned post.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of Professor Clara Lau on research projects relating to anti-cancer herbal medicines and natural products
  • Setup/establish cell-based (includes clinical samples) and animal models for pharmacological studies on anti-cancer agents
  • Assist in operation of multidisciplinary research projects, preparing research manuscripts, reports and grant applications
  • Assist in the supervision of junior research staffs and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Clara Lau at



  • A Ph.D. degree, preferably in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Chinese Medicine, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology
  • Research experience in animal studies, cell culture and molecular biology, preferably in herbal medicines and/or cancer research
  • Experience in genomic sequencing data analysis and human primary cell culture would be an advantage
  • Self-motivated with a hardworking attitude, able to work independently and in an interdisciplinary team, organized and multi-task with good attention to details
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Good publication track record


What We Offer

The appointment will commence in March/April 2024 on a 2-years temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.


How to Apply

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 start as soon as possible and continue until March 15, 2024 (further extended to April 30, 2024) or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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