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Senior Technical Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519082
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pathology, School of Clinical Medicine (21200)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Senior Technical Officer in the Department of Pathology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 519082) (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 cancer/molecular biology/cellular biology, with research (laboratory work) experience in cellular biology and signal transduction pathway research and knowledge of using software and bioinformatics tools for genomic data analysis. They must have a good command of English, good interpersonal and communication skills, a strong enthusiasm and positive attitude of learning new skills, and able to show initiative and the ability to work independently.

The appointee will join a research group with key objectives of improvement of pathological diagnosis and investigation of novel treatments for patients in great medical needs. The group is currently conducting Government-funded clinical and scientific research projects on female genital tract cancers and the appointee will have opportunities to conduct scientific research on in vitro and in vivo experiments on using novel drugs, and clinical research on genomic profiling of rare cancers. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Philip Ip 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-term basis 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 February 3, 2023 and continue until March 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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