Job Reference Number: C2i066P3
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.
Senior Research Assistant / Research Officer / Senior Researcher (C2i066P3)
Applications are now invited for appointment as Senior Research Assistant/Research Officer/Senior Researcher (Ref.: C2i66P3), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.
Applicants should possess a Master or Doctoral degree, preferably in Biological/Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Microbiology or related disciplines. They should have strong fundamental knowledge on virology, cell and molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, immunology and pharmacology. Hands-on research experiences in some of these areas are essential. Industrial R&D experience will be a plus. They should also have good computer knowledge and IT skills, and a good command of written and spoken English. Language proficiency in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) is a plus.
The appointee will join a multidisciplinary research team to conduct virology, cell and other biotechnological related research and development. He/She is expected to work in and manage smaller teams, with strong self-motivation, responsibility and efficiency; and is capable to independently identify solutions to R&D challenges. He/She will supervise junior research staff to work on projects following the milestones and fulfilling the requirements. He will need to assist in writing publications, patent applications, and licensing agreements. 5 years or more hands-on experience in laboratory is advantageous.
Those with higher qualifications and/or more related experiences may be appointed as Senior Researcher.
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 email@example.com. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled.
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.