THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
07 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Ref
201800454
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref: 201800454) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess an M.Phil. degree or a Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences, or a biomedical-related discipline, with at least 1 year’s relevant work experience in clinical genetics. They should be highly motivated, detail-minded, and able to work independently. Hands-on experience in primary cell culture, DNA library preparation for next generation sequencing, and molecular biology laboratory techniques (e.g. performing PCR, Western blot etc.) would be an advantage. The appointee will assist in clinical research studies related to medical genetics under the supervision of Dr. Brian Chung. He/She will work on research projects, carry out data collection and analysis, and assist in patient database maintenance.

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 Ms. Teresa Wong at tmywong@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 continue until April 20, 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.