THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
01 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Ref
515107
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Laboratory Manager) in School of Public Health (Ref.: 515107), to commence as soon as possible on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences, biochemistry, molecular biology or a science-related discipline, with at least 6 years’ relevant work experience, preferably with solid hands-on experience in primary cell isolation and culture, protein chemistry, molecular biology, imaging and virology. They should have strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills. They should be self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility. Knowledge of laboratory and project management, developmental skills and the proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment would be advantageous.

The appointee will provide technical consultation and support to multidisciplinary research projects on infectious diseases. He/She will assist in the implementation and development of new technologies, and oversee the setup and maintenance of primary cell cultures facility in the 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 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 on June 15, 2022 and continue until July 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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