Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Genetics, Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics

Posted on August 22, 2011  • 

Applications are invited for appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Genetics or Computational Genomics and Bioinformatics in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, from as soon as possible until the position is filled.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree or equivalent in computation or related fields with experience in analyzing data in genomics and genetics; or a degree in human genetics or related fields with a strong background in data analysis, computation and statistics. The candidate should be able to work in an interdisciplinary environment to collaborate closely with clinical geneticists, statistical geneticists, molecular biologists and bioinformaticians. The fellow should be self-motivated and highly committed to doing excellent work in genetics and genomics. Information about the Department and the program can be found at http://www0.hku.hk/paed/ or http://paed.hku.hk/uploadarea/yangwl/html/index.html, respectively. Please address to yangwl@hku.hk for further enquires.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Leave, medical and dental benefits will be offered to the successful candidate. The Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and collaborators in the Faculty of Medicine provide a rich environment with access to clinical samples, population genetics data and expertise in various related fields for the candidate to develop and gain valuable experience for his/her Career development.

Further particulars and application forms (152/708) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/; by fax (2540 6735 or 2559 2058); e-mail (senrappt@hku.hk); in person or by writing to the Appointments Unit (Senior), Human Resource Section, Registry, Room 1001, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong. Candidates who are not contacted within 6 months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.