THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant in the AIDS Institute

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

Research Assistant II in the AIDS Institute

Ref.  :  201800038 
 
Department  :  Department of Microbiology
 
Closing Date  :  March 31, 2018 
 
Research Assistant II in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 201800038) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or equivalent. They should also have good computer knowledge, self-motivation, and experience in performing routines and thorough laboratory bookkeeping. Experience in laboratory work with molecular biology, virology, immunological assays, primary cell culture, handling of small animals and BSL-3 techniques would be an advantage. The appointee will work on laboratory research under the supervision of a Principal Investigator of the Institute. Research areas include: Assessment of AIDS Vaccine, Understanding HIV Pathogenesis, and Drug Discovery and New Vaccine Design.

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 a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. and 2 references to the AIDS Institute (e-mail: aidsinst@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 March 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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