Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Bioinformatician)

Hong Kong
Salary Not Specified
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Ref.: 501978
Work type: Full-time
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Bioinformatician) in the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 501978) (to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

The selected candidate will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavours.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or other related disciplines. They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Excellent programming skill is expected. Applicants should have solid work experience and track record in genomic/metagenomic and microbiome/virome research. The appointee will participate in applied and methodological work in a Big Data Laboratory, and technology transfer of advanced artificial intelligence in the field of infectious disease research. Working off-campus may be required.

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

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 from September 3, 2020 and continue until October 31, 2020 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Aug 20, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close: Oct 31, 2020 (HK Time)

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