Research Assistant / Junior Research Assistant

Research Assistant / Junior Research Assistant

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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Job Description


Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor%26rsquo;s degree or above in a relevant field such as Science or Public Health; (ii) experience in working in laboratory; (iii) competency in common computer applications including data entry applications; (iv) good organisational and communication skills; (v) a good command of both English and Chinese, including Cantonese. Qualification in phlebotomy would be an advantage. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Junior Research Assistant.
 
The appointee will work on research and administrative duties relating to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, namely on potential to contaminate the air and environment, and on the identification of asymptomatic carriers. After appropriate training, the appointee will (a) work in a public laboratory to detect the presence of virus in air and environmental samples using PCR, and the presence of antibodies in blood samples; (b) assist in data entry and management; and (c) perform other research and administrative duties as assigned.
 
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for seven months, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.
[Those who have responded to the previous advertisement for the same post (Ref. 210000UD) need not re-apply.]

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