Postdoctoral Fellow in Surgery
University of Hong Kong Department of Surgery
Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 501688

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Surgery (21700)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 501688), to commence as soon as possible for two years.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics or a related discipline, with hands-on experience in bulk/single cell RNA sequencing data analysis. Working knowledge of programming language and statistical software packages is a must. Experience in primary cell culture, organoid culture, cell sorting and downstream processing for single cell RNA sequencing, and a good publication record would be advantages.  Applicants should also possess fluency in English, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently.

The appointee will work in a multidisciplinary team on projects related to congenital disorders including Hirschsprung’s disease, biliary atresia and congenital pulmonary airway malformation affecting newborns, with an aim to provide insights into the pathophysiology and explore new therapeutic avenues to treat or ameliorate these disorders. He/She will culture and prepare organoid/single cell for RNA sequencing and data analysis, coordinate the analysis with collaborators, write reports and scientific publications, and supervise postgraduate students. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. V.C.H. Lui at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on July 29, 2020 and continue until August 31, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jul 15, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Aug 31, 2020 (HK Time)

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