Post-doctoral Fellow

Hong Kong University
October 31, 2024
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Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 527327 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Research Area for Ecology and Biodiversity (Ref.: 527327)

Applications are invited for appointment as a Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) in Environmental DNA (eDNA) based biodiversity assessment in the eDNA & eEcology lab (DEB; Ref.: 527327) , to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year full-time basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

We are looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to join the eDNA & eEcology lab. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the data analysis and publishing of existing big datasets (eDNA derived high- throughput sequencing data) related to Hong Kong marine fish communities and cetaceans. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist with grant writing.

Applications for the position should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (e.g., Ecology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Ecological statistics), with preference given to those with experience analyzing eDNA metabarcoding data and community ecology data. A good understanding of bioinformatics and ecological statistics is desirable. Excellent command of scientific writing and English is a must.

The eDNA & eEcology lab is a research lab at The University of Hong Kong, with research focusing on developing and using eDNA based methods for researching and assessing biodiversity dynamics. Information about the eDNA & eEcology lab, including current members and projects can be found at www.

We offer

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

How to apply

The University only accepts online application for the post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., publication list and cover letter detailing why they think they should be considered particularly qualified for this position in PDF format, submitted to: https: // Applicants should also name 2 referees able to provide reference letters. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until 31 October 2024 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. For inquiries, please contact Professor Mathew Seymour ([email protected]).

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Advertised: Jul 10, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 31, 2024 (HK Time)

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