The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524502 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 524502) (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 a Bachelor's degree in Science with at least 3 years of relevant laboratory work experience, and 3 years of relevant administrative experience. They should have a good command of spoken English and excellent English writing skills; the ability to communicate in Putonghua; good computer knowledge including Chinese typing; good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and the ability to work well in a team environment. Knowledge in chemical testing and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) testing would be an advantage.
The appointee will assist in projects related to chemical testing and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) testing. He/She will train staff and students in TCM purification techniques. The appointee will also provide administrative support to the research team, including communication with laboratories in Mainland China regarding research grant applications and administration, and undertake any other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Eric Yip at [email protected]. Information about the School can be obtained at https: // sph.hku.hk/ .
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment 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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., together with a cover letter and a list of relevant research publications. Review of applications will start on February 1, 2024 and continue until April 18, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Jan 22, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 18, 2024 (HK Time)