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Scientific Officer in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Oct 2023

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (21000)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Scientific Officer in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 523030).

The Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology is dedicated to providing undergraduate and postgraduate training to an international standard, offer a first-class orthopaedic service to the community, and enhance basic and clinical research in musculoskeletal science. 

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • conducting and overseeing research projects
  • liaison with clinicians and collaborators to enhance department research capacity and output
  • research student supervision
  • management and application of funding
  • coordination of academic activities
  • performing other duties as assigned


  • a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science or equivalent
  • at least 5 years of research experience with a good publication record
  • experience in molecular biology, omics, and animal model study
  • proficiency in written and spoken English
  • demonstrated record of grant application is advantageous

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on September 30, 2023 and continue until October 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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