Scientific Officer in the Department of Microbiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
22 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2023
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.

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