The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524456 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (21700) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref: XXXXX) (to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in biological sciences or a related discipline. They should be highly motivated and able to work independently. Experience in handling biological specimens, molecular biology, cell culture and/or animal handling would be an advantage.
The appointee will participate in one of the two research projects: (i) investigation of microbiota diversity in colorectal cancer specimens, (ii) patient-derived colorectal circulating tumor cells sphere culture for predicting drug response. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Lui Ng at [email protected].
The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 2-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 10% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applicants will start on January 15, 2024 and continue until February 29, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Jan 15, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 29, 2024 (HK Time)