Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Nephrology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
06 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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.

Department : Department of Medicine

Closing Date : February 5, 2019

Research Assistant I in the Division of Nephrology of the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 201801580) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a B.Sc. degree in Biological Sciences or an M.Phil. degree or a related discipline. Those with experience in non-coding RNAs and animal handling would have an advantage. The appointee will participate in renal research project of immunology, with special emphasis on diabetic nephropathy. He/She should have relevant laboratory skills including cell culture, quantitative real time PCR, Western blotting and histology.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Professor Sydney Tang at Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 5, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.