[Hiring] Research Assistant

Job Reference Number: C2I017P4

The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2I) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies.

It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, two major institutions combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2I aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections.

Research Assistant (Ref.:C2I017P4)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Research Assistant (Ref.:C2I017P4), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year contract basis with the possibility of renewalsubject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in biological/biomedical sciences, biochemistry or a related discipline. Experience in cell culture and molecular biology techniques would be an advantage. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to those who plan to pursue postgraduate studies. The appointees will assist in projects related to influenza and coronavirus. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, through our application platform. Review of applications will start on March 25,2021, and continue until June 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

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