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Senior Technical Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516917
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Senior Technical Officer in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516917) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in biomedical sciences or related disciplines, with at least 2 years’ working experience with influenza or SARS-CoV-2 viruses. Excellent skills and knowledge of virology and molecular biology are essential. Preference will be given to those with experience in conducting virology research in the biosafety level 3 laboratory. The appointee will work on research projects on influenza virus and/or SARS-CoV-2. He/She will participate in research planning and implementation, train and supervise junior research staff and postgraduate students, assist in laboratory management, prepare reports, and perform other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. H.L. Yen at hyen@hku.hk.

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 commence on October 26, 2022 and continue until December 15, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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