Research Assistant in Microbiology

University of Hong Kong Department of Microbiology

Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in Microbiology

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 499963

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)

Categories: Research Support Staff

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 499963) (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)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above with special interest in Virology. Practical experience with PCR, sequencing, ELISA, Western Blots, cell culture and basic bioinformatics is essential. Bioinformatics and next generation sequencing experience would be an advantage. Preference will be given to those who have an interest in pursuing further M.Phil./Ph.D studies. The appointee will work on research projects related to viral hepatitis research under the supervision of Dr. Siddharth Sridhar. He/She will also perform field-sampling work. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499520) 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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. (preferably with an academic transcript).  Review of applications will start on April 23, 2020 and continue until May 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 


Advertised:Apr 9, 2020 (HK Time)


Applications close:May 30, 2020 (HK Time)

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