Ref.: 201800878
Posting Title: Laboratory Assistant
Department: Department of Microbiology
Closing Date: July 6, 2018
 

 

Laboratory Assistant in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 201800878) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)

Applicants should have 5 passes in HKCEE or equivalent. Experience in handling animals would be an advantage but not essential.  Basic knowledge of biology and MS Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) are desirable.  They should also have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese with good communication and interpersonal skills; be motivated; and be able to work within a team and independently.  The appointee will maintain the laboratory and perform any other duties as assigned. 

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 Department at micrhrsb@hku.hk.  Please state the advertisement reference number in the subject of the e-mail. 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 July 6, 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.