Ref.: 201800746
Posting Title: Research Assistant I
Department: The Swire Institute of Marine Science
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I in the Swire Institute of Marine Science (Ref.: 201800746) (to commence from June 2018 for 14 months, with the possibility of renewal) 

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, Environmental or Marine Sciences or related disciplines.  They should have experience in scientific diving and basic laboratory and analytical techniques, and good communication skills.  Experience in coral identification and water quality analysis is desirable.  The appointee will be based at The University of Hong Kong’s main campus.  He/She will be mainly responsible for conducting monthly monitoring surveys on corals, grazers, and water quality; and implementing a coral restoration project in Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  Affordable accommodation at the laboratory residence can be arranged by the Institute subject to availability.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. and contact information for at least two references to the Baker Laboratory at dmbaker@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/. Closes May 31, 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.