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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 515019
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 515019) (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 or above in biomedical sciences, microbiology, biotechnology, or a related discipline, with at least three years’ research experience. They should be self-motivated and able to think and work independently. Experience in handling microbial pathogens at BSL2 level would be an advantage. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I/II.

The appointee will join a research team and work in the laboratory to study the transmission mechanisms of influenza and coronaviruses. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. H.L. Yen at

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 June 6, 2022 and continue until August 26, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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