THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Neurology

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
30 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2018
Ref
201800469
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Neurology of the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 201800469) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

This post requires an enthusiastic and motivated Research Assistant to explore molecular mechanisms and novel therapeutic strategies of Parkinson's disease. Areas of interest include mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neurotoxicity experimental models of Parkinson’s disease using cell cultures and mouse models.

Applicants should preferably have an M.Phil. or a Ph.D. degree with biological research background in cell and molecular biology, histological techniques, and animal experimentation. Track record in research writing/publications is an advantage. Good communication in both English and Chinese is required. The appointee will join a friendly, dynamic and dedicated research team using state-of-the-art equipment with the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and international environment.

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. and at least 2 reference letters to Miss Joanne Hui (e-mail: jmyhui@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/. Closes April 30, 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 shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.