Ref.: 201800783
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201800783) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in medical sciences, public health or equivalent, with an established level of laboratory experience. Experience in human blood processing is highly preferred. Experience in handling small animals and flow cytometry would be an advantage. Applicant should have a good command of written and spoken English; a strong sense of responsibility; the ability to work independently; and be attentive to details. The appointee will carry out routine cell culture, virus amplification and serological assays; provide technical support to team members in the laboratory; and be responsible for inventory record keeping. He/She will also perform day-to-day administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to sophiev@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefit.  The appointment on two-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sphhr@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 July 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.