Research Assistant in Microbiology

University of Hong Kong Department of Microbiology

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (20700)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 513798) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or a related discipline. Experience in cell culture, virus culture, molecular cloning, protein expression, western blot assay, ELISA assay, confocal microscope, and mouse animal work is preferred. They should have a strong interest in working closely with biologists, and the ability to work independently with high motivation. Those who have an interest in pursuing postgraduate studies are also welcome. The appointee will conduct research on antiviral experiments related to influenza, coronavirus, parainfluenza virus and other respiratory viruses; and drug resistance study under the supervision of Dr. Zhao Hanjun and Professor Yuen Kwok-Yung. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to Dr. Zhao Hanjun 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 with an academic transcript). Review of applications will start on May 12, 2022 and continue until July 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:May 12, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Jul 30, 2022 (HK Time)

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