Post-doctoral Fellow

Ref.: 502272
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 502272), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry as well as a strong background and experience in molecular synthesis. They should have proficiency in written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, and ability to work independently. The appointee is expected to synthesize and purify nucleic acid and protein pull-down and enrichment probes as well as characterize them using NMR, IR, and ESI-MS. He/She will work in an interdisciplinary project involving biomarker discovery and molecular diagnostics for early disease detection.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter with research experience and publication record. They should also send 2 reference letters to Dr. Edmund C. M. Tse by e-mail: (ecmtse@hku.hk). Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 31 , 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Sep 30, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close: Mar 31, 2021 (HK Time)

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