THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant in Microbiology 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Assistant I/II 

Ref.  : 201701754 

Department : Department of Microbiology 

Closing Date : January 31, 2018 

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 201701754) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences/Biological Sciences/ Bioinformatics or equivalent, preferably with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above calculated on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.  Those who have an interest in pursuing further M.Phil./Ph.D. studies are preferred.  They should also have good organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and work in a team, and a strong sense of responsibility.  The appointee will work in a research group with a focus on microbial genomics of emerging antibiotic resistance.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. P.L. Ho (e-mail: micrhrsb@hku.hk). Please state the advertisement reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes January 31, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

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