Research Officer

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

October 19, 2022

Description

Research Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516536 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (20700) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 516536), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess an MPhil degree or above in Medicine or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline/field, with extensive research experience and a proven research track record on emerging infectious diseases. They should have technical skills in microbiology research, including gene design cloning from viruses, bacteria, and fungi and protein expression in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic expression systems; performing cell culture; producing monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies; and conducting animal experiment (mouse, hamster, guinea pig, rat and rabbit). They should also have good leadership, interpersonal skills and work experience in biosafety level 3 laboratories. The appointee will be involved in research projects related to emerging infectious diseases under the supervision of Dr. Jasper F.W. Chan and Professor K.Y. Yuen.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 on October 5, 2022 and continue until October 19, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Sep 22, 2022 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 19, 2022 (HK Time)

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