Senior Research Assistant in Microbiology
University of Hong Kong Department of Microbiology
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503949
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology (20700)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 503949) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in Microbiology, Biomedical/Biological Sciences or related disciplines. Experience in cell culture, virus culture, molecular cloning, protein expression, western blot assay, ELISA assay, confocal microscope, and mouse animal work is preferred.  Applicants should have good interpersonal and organizational skills, and proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese. Those who have an interest in pursuing postgraduate studies are welcome. The appointee will conduct research on cell culture, protein expression, viral culture, animal and antiviral experiments including but not limited to influenza and SARS-CoV-2 in biosafety level 2 and level 3 laboratories under the supervision of Dr. Richard Yi Tsun Kao. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Kao at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. (preferably together with an academic transcript).  Review of applications will start from May 18, 2021 and continue until June 15, 2021.

Advertised:May 4, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Jun 15, 2021 (HK Time)

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