Research Assistant in Pathology

University of Hong Kong Department of Pathology

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Pathology

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 499848

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Pathology (21200)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 499848) (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 biomedical sciences, biological sciences or a related discipline, with at least 1 year’s relevant work experience. Knowledge of molecular genetics and experience in molecular biology and cell biology techniques would be  advantages. Those who plan to pursue postgraduate studies are welcome to apply.

The appointee will join a passionate and experienced research group to work on a gastrointestinal cancer research project under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung ( He/She will conduct research studies on gastrointestinal cancer using a 3-dimension patient organoid platform and an organoid derived xenograft model. He/She will also assist in daily cell culture maintenance and laboratory housekeeping, process clinical samples, analyse data, and establish the organoid culture from clinical samples. Specific on-the-job training on molecular biology and cell culture techniques will be provided. Information about the Department can be obtained 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. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 1, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Jun 30, 2020 (HK Time)