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Post-doctoral Fellows in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Post-doctoral Fellows in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 526042) 

Two post-doctoral fellow positions have been established and funded as a component of the RGC Exploratory Theme-based Research Scheme (Dysregulated host-gut microbiota co-metabolism in metabolic associated fatty liver disease), as well as the New Staff Start-Up package. The successful candidate will work within Prof. Wei JIA's team to conduct metabolism-based pharmacological and translational research in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy.

We now invite applications for the captioned post(s).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • conduct high quality research projects and deliver impactful research outputs in the area of gut microbiota – host metabolic interactions and/or metabolomics-based database development, data visualization, and analysis.
  • obtain competitive research grants.
  • provide quality supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and
  • perform other duties as assigned.


  • a PhD or MD degree in biology, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computational biology, artificial intelligence and machine learning, or related disciplines.
  • exceptional written and verbal English language proficiency.
  • strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • proficiency in conducting independent research with high-level skills and capability.
  • the ability to work under tight deadlines and adhere to project schedules. 

What We Offer

Initial appointment will be offered with a temporary-term contract up to two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post(s). Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 15, 2024 (further extended until April 30, 2024), or until the posts are filled.

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