THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
17 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2020
Ref
501738
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: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 501738), to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Sciences. Preference would be given to those with an expertise in molecular, developmental and stem cell biology, and/or knowledge of the generation and analyses of single cell transcriptomic data of the animal model.  Applicants should be responsible, organized, self-motivated, and attentive to details. They should also have good analytical skills, a good command of English, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

The appointee will participate in research projects relating to skeletal biology with a focus on cartilage and bone development and genetic diseases, such as osteogenesis imperfecta and achondroplasia.  Enquiries about the duties of the post shall be sent to Professor Danny Chan at chand@hku.hk

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 on fixed terms 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.  Review of applications will start from July 30, 2020 and continue until August 14, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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