Research Officer in the Department of Medicine

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Nov 2023
08 Dec 2023
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Officer in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Ref.: 523650)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • work on research projects in one or both of the following areas: (i)overexpression and knockdown of genes mediated by recombinant adeno associated virus (rAAV) in vivo; (ii)exploration of metabolic phenotypes and underlying mechanisms for new hormones in mice model
  • coordinate and communicate research with collaborators
  • write reports and scientific publications
  • supervise postgraduate students
  • perform other duties as assigned


  • a Ph.D. degree with a strong track record of high-quality research
  • an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • excellent project management skills and ability to work independently and efficiently
  • able to keep abreast of new scientific and technological developments and exploit them to continuously improve functional area capabilities
  • expertise in cellular and animal studies is preferred

Enquiries about the post can be sent to Miss. Lily LI at

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on 1-year temporary basis or 2 to 3-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University‚Äôs Careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from November 23, 2023 and continue until December 8, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.