Senior Research Assistant
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Microbiology (Ref: 503088) (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 satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Biological/Biomedical Sciences or related fields. They should have proven research track-record with at least 5 years’ laboratory experience; and extensive knowledge in research and development, specimen processing, next generation sequencing, third generation sequencing and bioinformatics. They should also have a strong sense of responsibility; good organizational skills; and the ability to multi-task, and work independently as well as in a team. The appointee will be involved in clinical research projects related to emerging infectious diseases under the supervision of Dr. Kelvin To.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. (preferably with an academic transcript). Review of applications will start on January 28, 2021 and continue until February 13, 2021.
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