Post-doctoral Fellow

Ref.: 502335
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Clinical Oncology (21600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Laboratory) in the Department of Clinical Oncology (Ref.: 502335), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

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. The Laboratory is a research unit which integrates chemical science and biomedical science for the development of new molecular medicines and diagnostics tools for the treatment and analysis of human diseases with a focus on cancer.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Science, Chemistry or a related discipline, with a good research publication record. Research experience in at least one of the areas including bioinorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, Chinese medicine, natural products, metal-based therapeutics and diagnostics, bioimaging, mass spectrometry, proteomics, metabolomics, cancer biology and pharmacology, cancer stem cells and animal models of cancers would be desirable. Applicants should also be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. The appointee will conduct research projects on chemical biology and drug discovery in a multidisciplinary team of chemists, biologists and clinicians. He/She will also assist in conducting translational research projects and clinical trials.

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., 2 reference letters and a cover letter with research experience and publication record. Review of applications will commence from October 23, 2020 and continue until December 31, 2020 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Oct 9, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close: Dec 31, 2020 (HK Time)

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