Research Assistant II in the School of Biological Sciences
University of Hong Kong, School of Biological Sciences
Hong Kong

Research Assistant II

Ref.: 497286

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000)

Categories: Research Support Staff

Research Assistant II in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 497286) (to commence on October 1, 2019 for one year, with the possibility of renewal)


Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent, preferably with research experience in genetics and developmental biology. They should have excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills and the ability to work independently are required. The appointee will carry out investigations in the field of developmental neurobiology and neurodegenerative diseases using the nematode C. elegans as a model system. He/She will also participate in projects which involve applying various genetics, genomics, and imaging techniques to study the mechanisms of neuronal differentiation and the genetic underpinning of neurodegeneration. Prior experience working with C. elegans is not required but highly desirable. More information about the research can be found 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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. with contact information of two referees, and a brief statement of research interests. Closes September 1, 2019.


Advertised:Jul 25, 2019 (HK Time)

Applications close:Sep 1, 2019 (HK Time)

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