The University invites applications for the following positions:
The University invites applications for the following positions:

Post-doctoral Fellow(s) (1 to 2 positions) (Job ID: 3122)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 20/10/2016
Division of Life Science
One to two Post-doctoral Fellow positions are available in The Wang Genomics Lab ( in the Division of Life Science. The appointee(s) will study cancer genomics - developing and applying computational approaches to discover driver alterations in cancer to understand the underlying biology and to pursue the clinical implications for precision medicine. He/She will have collaboration opportunities with colleagues at Columbia University in New York, USA, and at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in mathematics, physics, computer sciences or a related discipline with solid programming experience and background knowledge of biology or medicine. Candidates with experience in next generation sequencing are preferred. The successful candidate should be capable of working independently and have strong analytical skills.

Please submit a curriculum vitae together with a statement of interests to Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Duration of Appointment: Unless stated otherwise, the above positions will normally be of one year duration with a possibility of renewal.

Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 30 October 2016, unless indicated otherwise.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.