Lab Assistant Ref.: C2i045P3

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.

Lab Assistant (holding a functional title as Field Assistant) (Ref.:C2i045P3)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Lab Assistant (holding a functional title as Field Assistant) (Ref.:C2i045P3), 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, preferably in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, 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).

He/she is expected to work in a team, with self-motivation, a strong sense of responsibility, and willingness to learn new techniques. Those with fieldwork experiences related to biological research studies would have an advantage.

The appointee will join a multidisciplinary research team to assist in routine fieldwork sampling, surveillance work, maintenance of fieldwork equipment, basic sample processing, fieldwork logistics coordination, data recording, entry and filing, database maintenance, and other duties as assigned.

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 July 31, 2022, 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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