Ref.: 201800564
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Pathology
Department: Department of Pathology
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 201800564) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess an M.Phil. degree or above in Biological Sciences, or a related biomedical discipline.  Hands-on experience in cell culture, molecular biology and animal studies is essential.  Applicants should be highly motivated, attentive to detail, and able to work independently and contribute to research on pathogenesis of gastrointestinal tract cancer. The appointee will work on a gastrointestinal cancer research project using 3D organoid culture, genomics and molecular genetics approaches under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung, Associate Dean (Research) (http://www.hku.hk/patho/staff/list/syleung.html).

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. Helen Yan at hyan@pathology.hku.hk.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201701674) 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/Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled, or until July 31, 2018, 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.