2 Postdoctoral Positions (One Chemist, One Biologist)

Posted on May 18,

2 postdoctoral positions (one chemist, one biologist) are available immediately at the Kwok Lab, Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong. (www.kitkwok.com)

Our current research is focus on “explore the role of RNA structures and interactions in biology”, “develop targeting tools for detection, imaging, intervention of important RNA structures and interactions”, as well as “invent innovative nucleic acid-based technologies for sensing chemical pollutants and biological toxins”. With adequate funds, great team spirit and scholarly culture, we invites 1 postdoctoral fellow in biology and 1 postdoctoral fellow in analytical chemistry/chemical biology to join.

Research Themes
1) G-quadruplex structure and function
2) RNA biology and gene regulation
3) Aptamer development and application

1)      Candidates with excellent molecular biology and chemical biology skills with experience in RNA structure and biology will be preferred for the biologist postdoc post.
2)      Candidates with excellent analytical chemistry and molecular science skills with experience in nucleic acid aptamer and biosensing will be preferred for the chemist postdoc post.
3)      Qualified candidates should have accomplished their Ph.D. degree in related areas, strong publication track records
4)      Good skills with English literature reading, listening, writing and presentation.

Salary will be negotiable depending on research experience, publications, and qualifications

To apply
Candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter summarizing:
– A description of research accomplishments
– Research interests and plans
– Contact information of at least two referees for supporting letter request
Prof. Chun Kit Kwok, [email protected] (positions open until filled)

Chun Kit KWOK, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
City University of Hong Kong
Office: AC1-B6608
Lab: AC1-P2405
Phone: (852) 3442 6858
Fax: (852) 3442 0522
Email: [email protected]