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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516440
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in School of Public Health (Ref.: 516440) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance).

Applicants should possess Bachelor’s degree in science, biology, medical sciences or related disciplines, with relevant experience in microbiology and molecular biology. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Mandarin), and the ability to work discretely when handling confidential data. They should be a good team player with passion and self-initiative in research. Knowledge of bioinformatics and basic molecular biology techniques would be an advantage. Experience in computational analysis of genomic data or handling aquatic environmental samples (freshwater or wastewater) is highly preferred. The appointee will provide research support to the daily operation of a team working on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Relevant research experience would be an advantage. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant II.

He/She will assist in protocol development and procurement, conduct experiments, manage budget, collect and analyse data, and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

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 on September 23, 2022 and continue until October 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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