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[Hiring] Research Assistant I / Research Assistant II (C2i094-P3)

Job Reference Number: C2i094-P3

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, Paris, two major international leaders combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

C2i aims to establish a novel technology platform for biomarker discovery and development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies. C2i addresses major unmet global and local public health needs with excellent potential for commercial exploitation.


Research Assistant I/Research Assistant II (Ref.: C2i094-P3)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Research Assistant I/Research Assistant II (C2i094-P3), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.

Applicants should possess a higher certificate or above, preferably in Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Public Health, Laboratory Techniques, or related disciplines. They should also have good computer knowledge and IT skills, and a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin).

The appointee will join a multidisciplinary research team to assist in routine fieldwork sampling and genomic sequencing, surveillance work, basic sample processing, fieldwork equipment maintenance, laboratory tasks coordination, data recording, entry and filling, database maintenance, and other duties as assigned. He/She is expected to work in a team, with self-motivation, a strong sense of responsibility, and willingness to learn new techniques on need basis. Those with fieldwork or molecular biology experiences related to biological research studies would have an advantage.

Those with higher qualifications and/or more related experiences may be appointed as Research Assistant I.


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, to Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue 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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