Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Ocean Science

Department: Department of Ocean Science
Job ID: 7408

Job Posting Details

The appointee will join Prof. Qiong Zhang's research team in the Department of Ocean Science, HKUST.

The appointee will be expected to engage in the following main activities: 1) Mining of protein/genome sequence databases for metalloproteins; 2) Ion-Trap/Orbitrap identification of proteins; 3) Maintain and culture marine organisms under trace metal clean conditions; 4) (Micro- and Macro-) nutrients manipulation of growth media; 5) Dissemination of research in peer-reviewed international journals, at national and international conferences and through public engagement.


Essential criteria:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant Sciences, Ocean Science, Earth Sciences or relevant disciplines (at the time of starting the post);
  • Relevant analytical and bioinformatic experience;
  • Dexterity and skills in the laboratory;
  • Demonstrated record of curiosity-driven research;
  • Track-record of planning, implementing, and publishing research projects in a timely manner;
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience with protein mass-spectrometry

(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 where applicable.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send your C.V., research statement, and a list of referees to Dr. Qiong Zhang ( Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. We thank applicants for your interest, but please advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

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

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.

posted: 16 May 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.