Scientific Officer in the Department of Microbiology
- THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
- Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
- 22 Feb 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 30 Apr 2023
- Job Type
- Research Related, Other Research Related
- Contract Type
- Fixed Term
- Full Time
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (20700)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Applications are invited for appointment as Scientific Officer in the Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 519429), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Sciences or other related disciplines, with strong track record of high-quality publications and extensive laboratory management experience. Interdisciplinary expertise along with experience in conducting collaborative research with researchers would be an advantage. They should be organized, self-motivated, fluent in written and spoken English and Cantonese, and able to work independently as well as in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.
The appointee will work on research projects and take a leading role in laboratory management. He/She will coordinate research and communicate with collaborators, prepare reports and scientific publications, and monitor the administration of laboratories.
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 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 and academic transcripts. Review of applications will start from March 7, 2023 and continue until April 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.