Work type : Full-time
Department : School of Public Health (22400)
Categories : Academic-related Staff
Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Bioinformatician) in the School of Public Health (Ref. : 502435) (to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
The selected candidate will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavours.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in bioinformatics, computational biology or related disciplines, and solid work experience and track record in genomic / metagenomic and microbiome / virome research.
They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team.
Excellent programming skills are expected.
The appointee will participate in applied and methodological work in a Big Data Laboratory, and technology transfer of advanced artificial intelligence in the field of infectious disease research.
Working off-campus may be required. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref. : 501978) need not re-apply.
A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.
V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 5, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.