The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524194 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences, School of Public Health (Ref.: 524194) (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 in biological sciences, medical sciences or related disciplines. They should be responsible, self-motivated and diligent. Knowledge of laboratory techniques in microbiology (e.g., PCR and ELISA) is an advantage. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
The appointees will join a laboratory led by Professor Malik Peiris and Professor Leo Poon researching on influenza, SARS-CoV-2, MERS, and other emerging viral infections. It is a WHO reference laboratory for H5 influenza viruses and SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Mr Samuel Cheng at [email protected].
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments 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 CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 19, 2024 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Dec 20, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Mar 19, 2024 (HK Time)