Ref.: 201800570
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II in the AIDS Institute
Department: Department of Microbiology
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 201800570) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or equivalent. They should also have good computer knowledge, self-motivation, and experience in performing routines and thorough laboratory bookkeeping. Experience in laboratory work with molecular biology, virology, immunological assays, primary cell culture, handling of small animals and BSL-3 techniques would be an advantage. The appointee will work on laboratory research under the supervision of a Principal Investigator of the Institute. Research areas include: Assessment of AIDS Vaccine, Understanding HIV Pathogenesis, and Drug Discovery and New Vaccine Design.

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 a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. and 2 references to the AIDS Institute (e-mail: aidsinst@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 start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 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.