Ref.: 201701478
Posting Title: Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Nephrology
Department: Department of Medicine
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Nephrology of the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 201701478) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Biological Sciences or equivalent, with at least 1-2 years’ post-qualification laboratory experience, or a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. They should be sensible, mature, attentive to details, organized and able to multitask and work independently. They should also have a strong sense of responsibility, problem-solving skills, and the ability to develop protocols. Previous experience with microRNA work would be advantageous but not essential. The appointee will organize and coordinate laboratory studies, use laboratory skills such as DNA and RNA extraction, PCRs and ELISAs, and be responsible for blood samples processing and other laboratory research administration or organization activities.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. Angela Wang, Department of Medicine (e-mail: aymwang@hku.hk) . Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201700819) need not re-apply. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Closes February 28, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.