Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503181) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology. Knowledge of molecular biology techniques including nucleic acid extraction, RT-qPCR, conventional PCR tests and DNA sequencing is highly preferred. Experience working in molecular laboratory is an advantage but not a must.
The appointees will work in a research team led by Professor Leo Poon to study coronaviruses and influenza viruses in humans and animal hosts. He/She will collect samples in the field, conduct laboratory tests, and perform other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Daniel Chu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 commence as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.