Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 508063) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in public health, biomedical sciences, microbiology, biotechnology, molecular biology, or related disciplines. They should have a strong sense of responsibility and teamwork, curiosity for science, and independent thinking. Experience in molecular biology techniques and/or handling microbial pathogens at biosafety level 2 (BSL-2) would be an advantage. The appointee will work in the laboratory and in the field to study the transmission and pathogenesis of influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on September 20, 2021 and continue until November 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.