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