Ref.: 201801003
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II
Department: School of Biological Sciences
Closing Date: November 30, 2018


Research Assistant I/II in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 201801003) (to commence on November 1, 2018 for one year, with the possibility of renewal) 

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent, preferably with some research experience in genetics and developmental biology.  A strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills and the ability to work independently are required.  Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English are also required.  The appointee is expected to carry out investigations in the field of developmental neurobiology using the nematode C. elegans as a model system and applying various genetics, genomics, and imaging techniques to study the mechanisms of neuronal development and cellular differentiation. Some background information about the research can be found in the literature at:

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. with the contact information of two references, and a brief statement of research interests to Dr. Chaogu Zheng at  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Closes November 30, 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.