Research Assistant in Microbiology

University of Hong Kong Department of Microbiology

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 500523

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 500523) (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 or above in a biology related discipline, preferably in immunology or microbiology. Technical experience in molecular biology, virology, immunology, primary cell culture, handling of small animals and BSL-3 practice would be an advantage.  Applicants should also be self-motivated. The appointee will join a team of young researchers under the supervision of a Principal Investigator of the Institute.  He/She will perform routine duties and handle assigned research work in the areas of  (1) assessment of AIDS vaccine, (2) dissecting HIV and SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis, and (3) drug discovery and vaccine design against HIV and SARS-CoV-2. Training for handling patient samples or infectious agents will be provided.

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 July 8, 2020 and continue until August 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jun 24, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Aug 15, 2020 (HK Time)