THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant in the Division of Nephrology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Ref
201800971
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Nephrology of the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 201800971) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Biological Sciences or equivalent, with at least 1-2 years’ post-qualification laboratory experience, or a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. They should be sensible, mature, attentive to details, organized and able to multitask and work independently. They should also have a strong sense of responsibility, problem-solving skills, and the ability to develop protocols. Previous experience with microRNA work would be advantageous but not essential. The appointee will organize and coordinate laboratory studies, use laboratory skills such as DNA and RNA extraction, PCRs and ELISAs, and be responsible for blood samples processing and other laboratory research administration or organization activities.

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. Angela Wang, Department of Medicine at aymwang@hku.hk. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800189) need not re-apply. 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 September 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 candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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