Research Officer in Biomedical Sciences

University of Hong Kong School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Officer in Biomedical Sciences

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 501738

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 501738), to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Sciences. Preference would be given to those with an expertise in molecular, developmental and stem cell biology, and/or knowledge of the generation and analyses of single cell transcriptomic data of the animal model.  Applicants should be responsible, organized, self-motivated, and attentive to details. They should also have good analytical skills, a good command of English, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

The appointee will participate in research projects relating to skeletal biology with a focus on cartilage and bone development and genetic diseases, such as osteogenesis imperfecta and achondroplasia.  Enquiries about the duties of the post shall be sent to Professor Danny Chan at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

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 from July 30, 2020 and continue until August 14, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jul 16, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Aug 14, 2020 (HK Time)

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