Ref.: 201800853
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Neurology
Department: Department of Medicine
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Neurology of the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 201800853) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

This post requires an enthusiastic and motivated candidate to explore molecular mechanisms and novel therapeutic strategies of Parkinson's disease.  Areas of interest include mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neurotoxicity experimental models of Parkinson’s disease using cell cultures and mouse models.

Applicants should have an M.Phil. degree or above with research background in cell and molecular biology, histological techniques, and animal experimentation. Track record in research writing/publications is an advantage. Good communication skills in both English and Chinese are required. The appointee will join a friendly, dynamic and dedicated research team using state-of-the-art equipment with the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and international environment.

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., and at least 2 reference letters to Miss Joanne Hui at jmyhui@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 August 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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 shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.