THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer, Department of Microbiology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Jun 22, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jul 19, 2021
Ref
504316
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 504316), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or an equivalent qualification in Microbiology or a related discipline, preferably with research experience in performing live virus. They should have a good command of written and spoken English, strong communication skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to work independently. They should also be self-motivated, organized, detail-minded and hardworking. The appointee will be involved in research projects related to SARS-CoV-2 and enterovirus under the supervision of Professor Kwok-Yung Yuen and Dr. Philip Yeung.

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

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from July 5, 2021 and continue until July 19, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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