Senior Laboratory Assistant

Hong Kong University
February 29, 2024
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Contract Type:fixed-term basis or
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Senior Laboratory Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524445 Work type: Full-time Department: Centre for Comparative Medicine Research (21800) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

Senior Laboratory Assistant in the Centre for Comparative Medicine Research (Ref.: 524445) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis or one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal)

The Centre for Comparative Medicine Research is a rapidly expanding, AAALAC International accredited, academic research-support centre of the LKS Faculty of Medicine at HKU. We are committed to the provision of high-quality laboratory animals, well-equipped animal holding facilities, and professional services to support the leading role of HKU in research and teaching.

Applicants should possess 5 passes in HKCEE, including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), Chinese (Level 2 from 2007) and Mathematics OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics, or combination of specialized training, education and experience. Applicants should have at least 3 years' relevant experience working in a laboratory animal vivarium. Experience in at least one of the following is a must: animal husbandry and care, animal breeding and colony management, operation and maintenance of equipment for sanitation and sterilisation (e.g. autoclave, rack washer, etc.), or inventory/record keeping.

Applicants will assist in carrying out the daily operations of the facility, animal preparation for procedures/ surgery, setting up training sessions for researchers, animal colony management and animal health check. Shifts duty on Sundays and public holidays are required.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on a fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's career site (https: // and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from January 31, 2024 and continue until February 29, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Jan 17, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 29, 2024 (HK Time)

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