30 Post-doctoral Positions @ University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong, founded in 1911, is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. As of 2019, HKU ranks second in Asia by QS and fourth by THE, and around top 30 internationally. The University of Hong Kong has 30 vacant post-doctoral positions in various deciplines.

Faculty of Medicine

Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 498335), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, stem cell biology or neuroscience, with proven experience and good publication record in the relevant area(s).

Advertised:Aug 7, 2019 (HK Time)
Applications close:Oct 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 498336), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in cancer, molecular biology or cellular biology related fields.  Experience in molecular cloning, recombinant protein purification, tumorigenic assay, cellular imaging techniques and animals work would be desirable.

Advertised:Aug 6, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Dec 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 497307), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably in cancer biology, molecular biology, cellular biology or related fields.

Advertised:Aug 2, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 497191), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering, Biological Science or a related discipline, with experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, and/or animal handling techniques.  

Advertised:Jul 15, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Oct 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Research Assistant Professor (RAP)/Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor (RAP)/Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) in Epidemiology or Biostatistics in the School of Public Health (2 posts) (Ref.: 496922), to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis for RAP, or on a one- to three-year temporary basis for PDF.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D.Sc., Dr.P.H. or equivalent) in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health or related disciplines.

Advertised:Jul 25, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 496973), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, biomedicine or a related discipline.

Advertised:Jul 11, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 497094), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science and demonstrable experience with the following: basic molecular biology techniques in studying protein-protein or protein-nucleic acid interactions; sample preparation and gene expression profiling; tissue culture handling on human tissues, cell lines and viral culture; cell sorting and flow cytometric analysis; and mouse models.

Advertised:Jul 3, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Oct 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Developmental Biology/Stem Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine in the Department of Surgery and the Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre, HKU-Karolinska Institutet Collaboration in Regenerative Medicine (Ref.: 497041), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, with proven experience and good publication record in the relevant area.  Experience in primary cell culture, organoid culture, cell sorting and downstream processing for single cell RNA sequencing would be an advantage.

Advertised:Jul 2, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 497094), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science and demonstrable experience with the following: basic molecular biology techniques in studying protein-protein or protein-nucleic acid interactions; sample preparation and gene expression profiling; tissue culture handling on human tissues, cell lines and viral culture; cell sorting and flow cytometric analysis; and mouse models.

Advertised: Jul 3, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close: Oct 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in Developmental Biology/Stem Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Developmental Biology/Stem Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine in the Department of Surgery and the Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre, HKU-Karolinska Institutet Collaboration in Regenerative Medicine (Ref.: 497041), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, with proven experience and good publication record in the relevant area.  Experience in primary cell culture, organoid culture, cell sorting and downstream processing for single cell RNA sequencing would be an advantage.

Advertised:Jul 2, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 497068), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a strong background in virology, cellular immunology and molecular biology.

Advertised:Jul 2, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 497052), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Bioinformatics or a related discipline. 

Advertised:Jun 26, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 497025), to commence as soon as possible for one year with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Science, Neuroscience, Cell Biology, or a related discipline

Advertised:Jun 24, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 495893), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in infectious disease epidemiology, surveillance and control.

Advertised:Jun 21, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Faculty of Science 

Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in High-Energy Astrophysics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 497176), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Physics or Astronomy.

Applications close: Oct 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Physics

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Physics (Ref.: 497132), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. 

Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Chemistry

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 495529), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or equivalent, and an excellent command of written and spoken English. 

Applications close: Sep 1, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 494429), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or equivalent, with a strong background in organic chemistry and its application to the design and synthesis of organic molecular and polymeric materials research. 

Applications close: Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 494335), 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 Biochemistry or equivalent.  They should have a strong background in protein biochemistry/purification and structural biology.

Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Faculty of Engineering 

Post-doctoral Fellow in Transportation Engineering

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Transportation Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering (Ref.: 496926), to commence as soon as possible for 1 year and with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering or relevant discipline.

Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 495530), to commence on or before March 31, 2020 for up to three years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Mechanics, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines, with a strong background in biophysics and scientific computing

Applications close: Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

Faculty of Architecture 

Post-doctoral Fellow in Built Environment Epidemiology

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Built Environment Epidemiology in the Faculty of Architecture (Ref.: 498368), to commence as soon as possible but not later than July 31, 2020, for a period of 24-36 months.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in environmental epidemiology, urban (built environment) epidemiology, public health related discipline, healthy city science or a related discipline with proven track record of original contributions in the field of big data urban epidemiology and healthy cities research and planning that contributed to a significant body of knowledge.

Advertised:Aug 7, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close:Aug 28, 2019 (HK Time)

Faculty of Education

Post-doctoral Fellow in Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 498313), to commence as soon as possible until October 31, 2021.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in educational measurement, statistics, psychometrics, computational social science, or a related field.

Advertised:Aug 2, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close: not mentioned

Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in Learning Design and Learning Analytics

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in Learning Design and Learning Analytics in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 498323), to commence as soon as possible until June 30, 2020.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Education, Instructional Design or related fields, with specific focus on e-learning, e-learning pedagogy, learning technology design and/or teacher professional development for e-learning/e-assessment innovations.

Advertised: Aug 1, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close: not mentioned

Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 497172), to commence on September 1, 2019 for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Doctoral degree in Education, Social Science, Computer Science or other relevant fields with at least 2 years’ research experience.

Applications close:Aug 15, 2019 (HK Time)

Faculty of Social Sciences

Post-doctoral Fellow in SORT: China Contemporary China

Applicants are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in SORT: China Contemporary China in the Department of Geography (Ref.: 495645)

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Geography or a related discipline (e.g. planning, sociology, politics and economics) and a demonstrated record of relevant scholarly publications.

Applications close:Sep 1, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Applicants are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Brain and Cognitive Sciences in the State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and the Department of Psychology (Ref.: 495682).

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Vision Science, Psychology or other related disciplines, and have a strong academic track record.

Applications close:Sep 1, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Ref.: 497106), 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 Social Science, Education, or other related disciplines.

Applications close:Aug 18, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow in News Literacy

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in News Literacy in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) (Ref.: 497163), to commence as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in the fields relevant to news and media education practice and research.

Applications close:Sep 30, 2019 (HK Time)

Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 497217).

Applicants for the Post-doctoral Fellow position should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health, Psychology, or a related discipline.

Applications close:Aug 31, 2019 (HK Time)

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