Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer

University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer

Ref.: 493930

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Pathology (21200)

Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 493930), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or a related biomedical discipline. They should be self-motivated with proven experience and good publication record. Experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, imaging and animal studies is preferred. The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung ( to characterize tumor driver genes in gastrointestinal tract cancer using 3D organoid cultures and genome editing technology as part of a theme-based research project. The main focus will be on integrative analysis of genomics data and functional characterization of novel cancer related genes as discovered by genomics approach. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor S.Y. Leung at Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800545) need not re-apply.


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 February 1, 2019 and continue until March 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Advertised: Jan 22, 2019 (HK Time)

Applications close: Mar 31, 2019 (HK Time)

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