The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516392 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (21100) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 516392) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree or above in biological/biomedical sciences. They should have knowledge of cell biology, molecular biology and mammalian cell culture. They should be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and able to work independently as well as in a team. The appointee will participate in a 3-year ITF-funded research project which uses human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes as a disease model and for drug screening to study muscular dystrophies. He/She will conduct cell differentiation and related experiments under supervision, and perform other research duties as assigned.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and academic transcripts. Review of applications will start on September 21, 2022 and continue until November 25, 2022 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 6, 2022 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 25, 2022 (HK Time)