Research Assistant in Public Health

University of Hong Kong School of Public Health

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 501777

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Public Health (22400)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 501777) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. Knowledge of molecular biology techniques including nucleic acid extraction, RT-qPCR, conventional PCR tests and DNA sequencing is an advantage. The appointee will work in a research group led by Professor Malik Peiris studying influenza viruses in swine and avian hosts. He/She will collect animal and environmental samples in the field. Training opportunities will be provided. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Daniel Chu at dkwchu@hku.hk.

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 August 31, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jul 30, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Aug 31, 2020 (HK Time)

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