[Recruitment] Postdoctoral Fellow

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in Chemistry; (ii) a strong publication record and expertise in synthetic, medicinal, and/or materials chemistry; and preferably (iii) interest and experience in translational biomedical research.

The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor Dennis Ng.

Duties include:

  1. To design and synthesize a series of functional dyes that can be used as fluorescent probes and photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy;
  2. To develop efficient bioorthogonal ligation methods to conjugate these dyes with a range of tumor-targeting biomolecules;
  3. To perform in vitro and in vivo studies of these conjugates.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should submit the following documents to Department of Chemistry (G59, Ma Lin Building, Science Centre, CUHK, Shatin):
(1) a full resume; (2) a brief statement of research interests; (3) copies of academic credentials; (4) name and email address of two referees who would be willing to provide reference letter.

Closing Date: Until the post is filled