Research Assistant in Surgery

University of Hong Kong School of Clinical Medicine

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (21700)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 518698), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicant should have a BSc. degree, with experience in molecular biology, human genetics or bioinformatics. They should have excellent communication skills in English; experience in Unix command line interface; and competence in basic programming languages such as R. They should be self-motivated, independent, and able to work in a multidisciplinary team. Experience in analysing large-scale genotyping, sequencing and/or multi-omics datasets is highly preferred. 

The appointee will join a research team to study the genetic etiology of congenital disorders, with the research goals to understand the underlying pathological mechanisms, to discover novel clinical and molecular markers, and to stratify patients based on genetic risk profile. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Clara Tang 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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on December 22, 2022 and continue until February 9, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Dec 9, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Feb 9, 2023 (HK Time)

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