THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Scientific Officer in the Division of Haematology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Friday, 26 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 24 December 2021
Ref
509040
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Scientific Officer in the Division of Haematology of the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 509040), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of Haematology/Oncology, or a related discipline with at least 5 years’ relevant post-doctoral work experience.  They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese; good interpersonal and communication skills; self-initiative; and the ability to work independently.  They should also have a strong passion for scientific and clinical research; knowledge of research-related computer software; and experience in genomics data, bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing, nanopore sequencing, single-cell sequencing, and droplet-digital PCR.  Those with knowledge of multi-omics technology platforms, and holders of Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) Part I/II license issued by HKMLT Board will be given preference.  The appointee will assist in the research and development of advanced molecular techniques, mentor junior research staff and post-graduate students, and maintain quality assurance and smooth running of a research laboratory. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.   At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.   Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., and reference letters from at least 3 referees.  Review of applications will start on December 8, 2021 and continue until December 24, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.