Ref.: 201800634
Posting Title: Research Officer
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences
Closing Date: June 22, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the School of Biomedical Sciences, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the relevant disciplines in molecular biology or biomedical sciences.  They should have at least 3 years’ postdoctoral research experience, with a track record of high quality impactful research as indicated by publications and research grants.  They should also have demonstrated abilities in student supervision and team work. Preference will be given to those with expertise in mouse models of human diseases, neuroscience or cell biology.  The appointee will work on mammalian developmental genetics in the research team. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Mr. Kenny Leung at kcleung8@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on June 1, 2018 and continue until June 22, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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