Post-doctoral Fellows (3 positions)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Prof. Pei-Yuan Qian’s group in Department of Ocean Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology are looking for 3 Post-doctoral Fellows to work on genomics projects on deep-sea non-model species.

A key focus of the lab is to use genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic data to understand the symbiotic relationship, molecular adaptation and evolution of deep-sea organisms, especially organisms living in cold seeps and hydrothermal vents.

Collaborative international projects are already underway, ensuring a quick and productive start.

The appointees are expected to :

  • produce quality research outputs and scientific publications;
  • write research proposals to seek funding supports;
  • supervise junior research staff and students; and
  • perform any other duties as assigned;
  • Applicants must have completed a PhD (or will have completed a PhD before the position starts) in bioinformatics, genomics, evolutionary biology, population genetics, microbiology, deep sea, or a related discipline, with a demonstrated record of research achievement via publications.

    They should also be proficient with programming in a scripted language (e.g. Python, Perl, or R). Experience with shell scripting and computing cluster environments and / or experience working with whole genome datasets in population or comparative genomics will be beneficial.

    Duration : 1 year, renewable)

    Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

    Application Procedure

    Please send a CV, cover letter describing research interests and skills, and copies of publications (APA format) to Dr. LAN Yi (ylan connect. with the email subject of Postdoc Application . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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