Post-doctoral Fellow in Division of Life Science The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Division of Life Science Hong Kong

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Post-doctoral Fellow
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Division of Life Science


Job Posting Details

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is an international research university with strong ties to global thought leaders. The institution has rapidly risen in the global academic arena and is currently ranked 30th in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.


We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated researcher to join our team at HKUST to investigate single molecule biophysics.


The appointee will study the motion and interaction of proteins using advanced fluorescence imaging. He/She will also be required to program language for data analysis. The position provides exchange opportunities, and the successful candidate will work closely with renowned laboratories at international institutions.


Applicants should have a PhD in physics or related field; background in biophysics or optics or soft matter physics or related field is preferred. Outstanding communication skills, strong passion and commitment to science, and enjoy working in a multidisciplinary and diverse team are essential. (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 complete an online application form and cover letter including contact information of two referees through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 24 December 2017.


(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)

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