The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523643 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (21100) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 523643) (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 GRF-funded research project or an ITF-funded research project which both 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. Candidates with prior experience in iPSC culture will be an advantage, but is not a must.
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, totaling up to 10% of basic salary.
The University only accepts online applications 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 1 November 2023 and continue until 31 December 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Oct 30, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Dec 31, 2023 (HK Time)