Post-doctoral Fellows (3 positions) (Job ID: 6250) - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Sai Kung

Job Highlights
produce quality research outputs
write research proposals
supervise junior research staff and students
Job Description

Job Title: Post-doctoral Fellows (3 positions)
Department: Department of Ocean Science
Job ID: 6250

Job Posting Details

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 (EMAIL) with the email subject of “Postdoc Application”. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Additional Information
Career Level
Job Type
Full Time
Company Website
Job Functions
Education, Others, Sciences, Lab, R&D, Research & Development (R&D), Others

Application link:{"ApplySource"%3A7}