Positions Available

PhD Students:

Outstanding applicants are encouraged to apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPF). The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$25,100 (~US$3,200) and research related travel allowance of HK$12,600 (~US$1,600)/year for the awardees for 4 years. The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine will also provide HKPF awardees with the Faculty’s Doctoral Entrance Award of HK$40,000 (~US$5,100) in their first year of study. Furthermore, HKU waives first-year composition fees of HK$42,100 (~US$5,400) for HKPF awardees. (What an attractive offer!)

Mr. Kaiqi Long has successfully obtained the HKPF in the 2018-19 exercise with the recommendation from our group.

Interested outstanding students please contact Dr. Wang (wangwp@hku.hk, please reference "HKPF PhD application" in the subject line) with an updated CV.

Successful applicants will be admitted in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at HKU.

Guide to Application for PhD studies at HKU:

Visiting Students:

Interested outstanding undergraduate or graduate students from around the world please contact Dr. Wang (wangwp@hku.hk) with an updated CV for internship or exchange studies.

Postdoctoral Researchers:

One postdoctoral fellow position is available at Dr. Wang's lab. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record with strong expertise and experimental background in one of the areas/techniques including gene delivery, ageing, peptide biology, autophagy, CRISPR/Cas9, stem cell technology, and anticancer animal studies. The position will focus on molecular engineering for understanding biological events or solving medical problems.

The qualified applicant must be highly motivated, creative, energetic and have an interest in applying novel technologies for biomedical applications. Those interested please contact Dr. Wang (wangwp@hku.hk, please reference "Postdoc application" in the subject line) with an updated CV.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.