Ref.: 201800207
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: March 16, 2018


Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201800207) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. Those with experience in handling animal specimens, performing nucleic acid extraction, and handling RNA samples for RT-PCR tests and viral culture would have an advantage but not necessary. The appointee will work in a research group of Professor Malik Peiris mainly for studying of avian influenza, and will need to preform field sample collection. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Daniel Chu (e-mail:

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 the School at Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at March 16, 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.