The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524595 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Clinical Oncology, School of Clinical Medicine (21600) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I in the Department of Clinical Oncology (Ref.: 524595 ) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification preferably in Computer science, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics or related discipline, with at least 2 years of research experience. They should have good communication skills; be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Previous experience in next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis and expertise in the use of a high-level programming language such as R, Python or Perl for complex data analysis and use of shell script in Unix operating system is required. Programming, web application programming, or relational database experience are pluses. Those with a strong interest in cancer genomics and plan to pursue graduate research would have an advantage.
The appointee will participate in cancer research projects involving analyzing the genomic data from cancer patients recruited in the clinical trial for neoantigen-based immunotherapy and will get the training for multi-omics studies, such as genomic profiling, single-cell RNA sequencing, and spatial transcriptome, and perform other general lab duties as assigned by the supervisor.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. 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 applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 29, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency
Advertised: Jan 25, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 29, 2024 (HK Time)