Ph.D. Research Assistant and Postdoctoral Associate Positions in Bioinformatics and Biomedical Image Analysis

Ph.D. research assistant and postdoctoral associate positions in the areas of bioinformatics and biomedical signal/image processing are available in Weichuan Yu's group at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Our group is focusing on computational analysis problems with biological and medical applications. The current topics of interests include biomedical image analysis, mass spectrometry based proteomics data analysis, and genome-wide case-control association studies (GWAS) using single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data. More details of our group can be found at http://bioinformatics.ust.hk/

HKUST is a young and highly dynamic university. It offers a very stimulating environment for rigorous research. The campus locates at the beautiful Clear Water Bay and provides superb conditions for comfortable living. Hong Kong is a vital, international city enjoying the unique interaction between oriental and western culture.

The ideal candidate should be majored in electronic engineering, computer science, automation, physics, biomedical engineering, applied mathematics, or statistics. Expected are solid mathematical/statistical background, strong programming skills, and keen desire of carrying out first-class research in biomedical engineering, especially from the data analysis point of view. Biological knowledge is a plus but not a must.

The positions are open until filled. Interested candidate should email his/her CV, a brief research statement, and names of two or three referees (PDF file preferred) to


Dr. Weichuan Yu
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong, China
Email:eeyu@ust.hk