Scientist (at the rank/grade of Technical Manager/Assistant Technical Manager/Senior Research Assistant) (2 posts) in Genomics Core

Scientist (at the rank/grade of Technical Manager/Assistant Technical Manager/Senior Research Assistant) (2 posts) in Genomics Core

The University of Hong Kong
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :
Scientist (at the rank/grade of Technical Manager/Assistant Technical Manager/Senior Research Assistant)(2 posts) in Genomics Core of the Centre for PanorOmic Sciences(CPOS) (Ref.: 508988) (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 subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline, with at least 5 years of laboratory work experience, preferably with solid hands-on experience in molecular biology and omics research. They should have key knowledge of the latest DNA sequencing technologies, experience in new protocol development and project management, with a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese. They should also enjoy team work and be self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility. Work experience in an academic core facility and/or hands-on experience in existing technologies at our Centre would be definite advantages.
The appointees are expected to support new technology implementation and protocol development. They will also be responsible for providing technical consultations to other researchers and managing collaborative projects. In addition to hands-on laboratory work, the appointees will also assist in various administrative duties related to project and team management. This position is suitable for Ph.D. holders with a strong passion in science and technology, and wish to develop a career along the non-academic track. Passionate fresh Ph.D. graduates are welcome to apply for the lower rank post. Information about the CPOS Genomics Core can be obtained 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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from December 7, 2021 and continue until December 22, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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