Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Breast Surgery of the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 508547) (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 have a Bachelor’s degree or above in biochemistry, molecular biology, or medical sciences, preferably with experience in molecular biology, cell culture and animal handling. They should be self-motivated and a good team player. Knowledge of database management and analysis is strongly preferred. Experience in clinical studies, patient contact, blood-taking, clinical data collection, and handling clinical specimens (such as blood and paraffin block tissues) would be an advantage. The appointee will participate in a research project related to molecular genetics of breast cancer.
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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on October 26, 2021, and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.