The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523619 Work type: Full-time Department: Centre for Comparative Medicine Research (21800) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong
Technical Officer in the Centre for Comparative Medicine Research (Ref.: 523619) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis or one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
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. We are seeking various talents and offer excellent staff training and long-term development opportunities. With a team comprising scientists, veterinarians, registered Laboratory Animal and Medical Laboratory Technologists, and over 100 highly trained and dedicated staff, we strive to promote the humane and excellent care and use of laboratory animals in the university. Information about the Centre can be obtained at https: // ccmr.hku.hk/.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese; excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills; an interest in laboratory animal science and technology; and demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development in the field. Experience in animal husbandry, operation and maintenance of equipment for sanitation and sterilisation (e.g. autoclave), or inventory/record keeping will be an advantage but not essential.
The appointee will work in a team to undertake technical and staff supervision/management duties in connection with the operation of a laboratory animal facility.
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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes November 30, 2023.
Advertised: Oct 31, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)