Postdoctoral Researcher in Biomaterials

Updated: 4 months ago

Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine (MWLC) is established to further accelerate research in stem cell biology, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, and regenerative medicine. MWLC operates two nodes, one based at KI in Stockholm, Sweden and the other in Hong Kong, located in Science Park, Shatin. The Hong Kong node will include four research groups, initially consisting of a total of 20-30 scientists.

Description of research group and project

Dr. Linxian Li’s Laboratory has long interests in developing novel functional surfaces and biomaterials for clinical applications. Committed to translating new materials for medical use, the Li group focuses on engineering functional surfaces for medical implants and developing biomolecules as therapeutics. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for research initiatives in controlled surface functionalization and biomolecular engineering for a wide-array of studies in medicine.

One postdoc position in Biomaterials

We are searching for a biomaterials scientist with the following qualifications and experience:

  • Applicants must hold a PhD with strong background in biomaterials science, bioengineering, mammalian protein production, cellular and molecular biology, or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience using biology tools and assays such as Western blots, PCR, ELISA, FACS and confocal microscopy.
  • Experience in cell culture and mouse models will be considered an asset.
  • The ideal candidate should enjoy working in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is required.

The employment

This is a two-year fixed-term position, with the possibility of renewal.

The assignment is located at MWLC, Hong Kong, and the employment will follow local labour laws in Hong Kong.

A competitive remuneration package with MPF and pension contributing up to a total of 10% over basic salary and medical benefits will be offered.

Entry requirement

A person is eligible for a position as Postdoctoral Researcher if he or she has obtained a PhD no more than seven years before the last date of employment as postdoc. The term can be extended under special circumstances.

Application process

An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work

2. A complete list of publications

3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)

4. Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances

5. Applicants should arrange to have at least two letters of reference

The application is to be submitted through the MyNetwork recruitment system.

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