Postdoctoral Fellow (Ref. 16112209)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Hunghom
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Biotechnology
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 22/11/2016

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS

Postdoctoral Fellow (Ref. 16112209)
[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment] 

Duties 

The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “Molecular and genomic study of complex diseases”. 

Qualifications 

Applicants should have: 

(a)  a PhD in Human Genetics or Biomedical Science and an honours degree in Molecular Biology or Biomedical Science or an equivalent qualification with a good publication record and must have no more than three years of post-qualification experience at the time of application; 

(b)   concrete experience in disease gene mapping and follow-up studies (including functional studies), molecular biology and tissue culture; and 

(c)    experience in working as a member in a multidisciplinary team and grant proposal writing. 

Preference will be given to those with experience in some of the following novel genomic technologies: chromosome conformation capture, genomic editing (e.g. CRISPR-Cas technology), and next-generation sequencing. 

Applicants are invited to contact Prof. Yip Shea-ping at tel no. 3400 8571, fax no. 2362 4365 or email shea.ping.yip@polyu.edu.hk for further information.

Remuneration 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application

 

Please submit application form via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.phpRecruitment will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should be addressed directly to Prof. Yip Shea-ping (please state Department of Health Technology and Informatics on the envelope).  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.