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Research Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 518957
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Ref.: 518957) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis or one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Protein Chemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology or a related discipline, with at least 4 years’ significant experience in protein expression, purification and characterization.  Proficiency in biologics manufacturing process is required.  They should have project management skills, and the ability to work independently and efficiently; and be able to keep abreast of new scientific and technological developments and exploit them to continuously improve functional area capabilities.

The appointee will organize, co-ordinate and establish a large-scale systematic protein expression system; and carry out laboratory management work including new staff training and stock management.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Miss Lily Li at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment on fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of the basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 January 23, 2023 and continue until February 8, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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