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Research Officer

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (LSCCB) in Hong Kong Science Park. Established as a research unit in Hong Kong Science Park, LSCCB integrates chemical science and biomedical science for the development of new molecular medicines.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Chemistry or Biomedical Science or a related discipline, with 3-5 years of supervisory experience and publication record in the one or more of research areas including catalysis, organic synthesis, bioinorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, cancer pharmacology, Chinese medicine, natural products, metal-based therapeutics and diagnostics, bioimaging, mass spectrometry, proteomics and/or metabolomics. The appointee will be involved in research projects on synthetic chemistry, drug discovery and molecular diagnostics in a multidisciplinary team of chemists, biomedical and clinical scientists. They are expected to bring in new research initiatives in synthetic chemistry and chemical biology for cancer research.  

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

Applicants should send their cover letter, detailed up-to-date CV, and 2 reference letters to the email account  Review of applications will continue until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

The personal data provided in your application process will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposed. The personal data may be transferred and disclosed to, and used by HKU Innovation Holdings Limited and The University of Hong Kong for the above purposes.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

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