Research Assistant I/II
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 499520) (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 or above with special interest in Virology. Practical experience with PCR, sequencing, ELISA, Western Blots, cell culture and basic bioinformatics is essential. Bioinformatics and next generation sequencing experience would be an advantage. Preference will be given to those who have an interest in pursuing further M.Phil./Ph.D studies. The appointee will work on research projects related to viral hepatitis research under the supervision of Dr. Siddharth Sridhar. He/She will also perform field-sampling work.
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 as soon as possible and continue until March 10, 2020.
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