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THE D. H. CHEN

FOUNDATION

MICROBIOME

RESEARCH

FELLOWS

Programme Period:

Up to 3 years

Overview

This program aims to offer outstanding young researchers (local or overseas clinicians and scientists) the opportunity to strengthen their research knowledge in the field of microbiome at doctoral or postdoctoral levels. Applicants should demonstrate high qualities of academic performance, research ability/ potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Eligibility​

  • Possess a Master’s degree from a recognized university for PhD; a doctorate or equivalent for postdoctoral fellowship

  • Have relevant research background in Community Research, Laboratory Research or Data Science

  • Good knowledge of application software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Chinese word processing

  • Have strong desire to pursue a career in the gut microbiota

  • Pro-active, enjoy working with people and possess strong communication skills

  • Able to communicate effectively, embrace change and overcome challenges

  • Have strong desire to learn and resolve problems in new ways

  • Proficient in English and Chinese

Supervisors

  • Prof. Francis Chan

  • Prof. Siew Ng

Schedule

  • Application period: December 2022 onwards (Accepted throughout year until filled)

  • Interview & selection period: Around 1-2 months

  • Result announcement: Depends on each individual application

Application details

  • Remuneration package: successful applicants will receive an annual studentship of HK$216,300 for PhD during the fellowship period. Commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience for postdoctoral fellows.

  • Application method: online submission

Remarks

  • HATCH reserves the right to modify the schedule, if necessary

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