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Senior Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 520109
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences, School of Public Health (Ref.: 520109) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Science with 3 years relevant laboratory work experience. They should have a good command of spoken English and excellent English writing skills; the ability to communicate in Putonghua; good computer knowledge including Chinese typing; good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and the ability to work well in a team. Experience in genomic sequencing would be an advantage.

The appointee will assist in projects related to genomic sequencing. He/She will train staff and students in next generation sequencing techniques, provide research support to the research team, communicate with various laboratories based in China, and undertake any other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Eric Yip at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment 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., together with a cover letter and a list of relevant research publications.  Review of applications will start on May 2, 2023 and continue until July 1, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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