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Technical Officer (holding the functional title of Embalmer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 499478
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Technical Officer (holding the functional title of Embalmer) in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: ­­­­499478) (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)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or a related laboratory science discipline. They should have at least 2 years’ solid work experience, preferably in mortuary work, embalming and handling of animal or human specimens; and should have some knowledge related to technology equipment and software such as augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR), audio visual, etc. They should also be highly motivated, and able to work independently and as a team in a multi-disciplinary laboratory environment. The appointee is expected to provide technical support to embalming services; undertake manual work; handle human cadavers; and perform any other duties as assigned. In-service training on the embalming techniques will be provided. Occasional working on weekends/public holidays may be required. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499131) need not re-apply.

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. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 6, 2020.

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