Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, KI, Hong Kong

Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine (MWLC) aims to contribute to the improvement of human health by conducting cutting-edge research in reparative medicine and related subjects, by creating a new platform for synergies between academia and innovation in Sweden and Hong Kong as well as China, and fostering future leaders in both academia and industry.

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 materials for medical use and developing biomolecules as therapeutics. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher for research initiatives in materials and surface engineering for a wide array of studies in medicine.

One postdoc position in Materials and Surface engineering

We are searching for a postdoctoral researcher with the following qualifications and experience:

  • Applicant must hold a PhD with strong background in surface chemistry and physics, or polymer physics and chemistry.
  • Demonstrated experience using fabrication and characterization tools such as photolithography, drop shape analyzer, scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy and tensile test.
  • Experience in characterization of hydrogels and thin films 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 full-time 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 including 10% on top of basic salary (fully-taxable) intended as pension will be offered in addition to MPF employer’s contribution and medical benefits.

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 Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Hong Kong
Country
Reference number 2-1301/2018
Contact
  • Linxian Li, Assistant Professor, linxian.li@ki.se
Published 07.Mar.2018
Last application date 30.Mar.2018 11:59 PM CET

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