Research Assistant in Surgery

University of Hong Kong Department of Surgery

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 513809
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (21700)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 513809) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in biological/medical sciences/bioinformatics or a relevant discipline, with at least three years’ work experience OR a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with at least 1 year’s work experience. They should be highly motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Experience in mammalian primary cell culture, gene-targeting in zebrafish/mouse/stem cells, immunohistochemistry, confocal imaging, advanced molecular techniques and bioinformatics analysis is preferred. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I/II.

The appointee will work on research projects related to human stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), disease models, genetics and/or transcriptomics. He/She will also assist in laboratory maintenance. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. V.C.H. Lui at Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 508287) need not re-apply.

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 applications 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, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:May 5, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Jun 30, 2022 (HK Time)

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