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[Hiring] Research Assistant I (C2i095-P1)

Job Reference Number: C2i095-P1

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 (Ref.: C2i095-P1)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Research Assistant I (Ref.: C2i095-P1), to commence as soon as possible, on a one or two-year contract basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in Biological Sciences or related disciplines, and relevant research experience in one or more of these areas: Molecular Biology, Immunology, blood processes and Flow Cytometry. Applicants should have a good command of written and spoken English, be self-motivated, organized, detail-minded, hardworking and able to conduct independent and collaborative research in an interdisciplinary team.

The appointees are expected to contribute to translational research projects in Immunology and Infection that will investigate the boundaries of functional immune responses to infectious agents for biomarker discoveries ( Fieldwork in various locations may require. You may also be required to work outside office hours and/or on the weekend on project basis. A 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, and research publication list, if applicable, to Review of applications until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to

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. C2i thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.


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