Ref.: 201701624
Posting Title: Technical Manager/Senior Technical Officer in the Faculty Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Closing Date: March 19, 2018
 

 

Technical Manager/Senior Technical Officer in the Faculty Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 201701624) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related disciplines, with at least 5 years’ solid research experience with a wide variety of hands-on laboratory experience in metabolomics and proteomics research. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English; strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, project management and supervisory skills; and be self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility. Working knowledge of nanoLC, HPLC, UPLC, LC-MS/MS, and GC-MS/MS is necessary. Previous work experience in core facilities would be considered as an advantage. The appointee is expected to optimize sample runs on various mass spectrometers for various analysis, develop protocols, and perform routine LC/GC and MS maintenance. He/She will also be responsible for user trainings and assisting in the administration of day-to-day core services. Applicants not meeting all requirements may be appointed as Senior Technical Officer. Information about the Facility can be obtained at http://pmcore.med.hku.hk/.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and an interview.

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 Professor S.Y. Leung (e-mail: suetyi@hku.hk). 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/.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until March 19, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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.