Research Assistant (2 posts) in the Department of Biomedical Sciences City University of Hong Kong, Department of Biomedical Sciences Hong Kong

Research Assistant (2 posts) in the Department of Biomedical Sciences (Appointment for 18 months)

Developing Targeted Gene Therapies Against Breast and Lung Cancer Based on Red Blood Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles


Perform molecular cell biology experiments (including cell culture, extracellular vesicle purification and characterization, cell assays and imaging, and delivery of RNA drugs in mouse models).


A Master’s/good honours degree in Life Sciences, with strong background and experience in molecular cell biology. Good communication skills in both English and Chinese are required.


(Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)


Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.


Information and Application
Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].


To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 28 February 2019. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.


Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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