THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant in Ophthalmology 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Assistant I/II 

Ref. : 201701741 

Department  :  Department of Ophthalmology 

Closing Date  :  January 31, 2018 

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Ophthalmology (Ref.: 201701741) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicant should possess a Master's degree or above with a good track record in biological sciences, biomedical sciences, or biochemistry. They should have relevant work experience in at least one of the following areas: confocal imaging, animal surgery, animal behavioral tests in cognitive and motor functions, primary neuronal cultures, biochemical assays, Western-blot analysis or histology. They should also be energetic and driven with good communication skills. The appointee will work on retinal neuroprotection in experimental animal models.

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 the Department at hrei@hku.hk. 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/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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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