Research Associate in the Division of Spine Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2019
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.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (21000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Associate in the Division of Spine Surgery of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Ref.: 495674), to commence in July 2019 for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical/medical sciences or a related discipline, preferably with experience in animal surgery and husbandry, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and western blotting. They should have good communication and writing skills in English, the ability to work independently, and self-motivation. The appointee will participate in the development of a new surgical treatment of an animal model with chronic spinal cord injury. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to Dr. Kenny Kwan at

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 as soon as possible and continue until July 22, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.