Research Officer in the Department of Medicine

Hong Kong University
June 10, 2024
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Research Officer in the Department of Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526525 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow Hong Kong

Research Officer in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526525)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • conduct and supervise biomedical and clinical research projects which focus on overexpression and knockdown of genes mediated by lentiviral vectors in vitro and in vivo , as well as exploring the underlying mechanisms
  • perform next-generation sequencing (NGS) and analyze data from clinical samples, and generate reports
  • coordinate and communicate research activities with collaborators
  • prepare reports and scientific publications based on research findings
  • supervise postgraduate students
  • perform other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field with strong track record of high- quality research, preferably with expertise in cellular studies, particularly in lentivirus packaging, and animal studies
  • up-to-date knowledge of scientific and technological developments, and the ability to apply them to enhance research capabilities
  • demonstrated project management skills
  • proficiency in IT and experience in database management
  • excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • ability to work independently and efficiently
  • expertise in project management software, particularly in NGS analysis, would be advantageous
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will commence as soon as possible on 1-year temporary 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. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's Careers site (https: // and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from May 24, 2024 and continue until June 10, 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: May 9, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Jun 10, 2024 (HK Time)

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