Ref.: 201800839
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref: 201800839) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology. Experience in handling animal specimens, performing nucleic acid extraction, and handling RNA samples for RT-PCR tests and viral culture would be an advantage but not necessary. The appointee will work in a research group of Professor Malik Peiris for studying respiratory viruses mainly using molecular biology methods. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Daniel Chu at dkwchu@hku.hk.

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 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.