Research Assistant in Microbiology

University of Hong Kong Department of Microbiology

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503605
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 503605) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Microbiology, Biomedical/Biological Sciences or related disciplines. Prior experience in microbial and cell culturing, molecular biological techniques (including PCR, cloning and DNA sequencing), and animal experiments would be an advantage. The appointee will work on research projects on emerging infectious diseases associated with bacterial and viral pathogens under the supervision of Dr. Richard Y. T. Kao.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Peng Gao at

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. (preferably together with an academic transcript). Review of applications will start from April 10, 2021 and continue until April 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Mar 23, 2021 (HK Time)

Applications close:Apr 30, 2021 (HK Time)