Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant Ref.: C2i044P3

The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2I) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies.

It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, two major institutions combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2I aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections.

Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant (holding a functional title as Virologist or Molecular Biologist) (Ref.:C2i044P3)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant (holding a functional title as Virologist or Molecular Biologist) (Ref.:C2i044P3), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement. Several positions for different expertise (see below) to be filled.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biological/biochemical/biomedical sciences or a relevant discipline, with experience in any of the following fields: medical entomology, virology, structural biology, functional genomics. Experience working with mosquitoes, conducting fieldwork, handling viruses in BSL-2/3 laboratories or using Cryo-EM will be an advantage. The appointee will conduct interdisciplinary and collaborative research with the team on mosquito biology and mosquito-borne pathogens ( Those with an outstanding research track record will be appointed as Post-doctoral Fellow.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V. that includes their full research publication list with the most significant and contributed ones highlighted, quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, to Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

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