Research Assistant / Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant Ref.: C2i039P4

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 / Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant (Ref.: C2i039P4)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Research Assistant / Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant (several posts) (Ref.: C2i039P4), to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.

For Senior Research Assistant, applicants should possess a M.Sc./M.Phil degree or above in biological/biomedical sciences, biochemistry or a related discipline with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience. Experience in cell culture and molecular biology techniques is required. Those with experience in primary cell isolation, immunohistochemistry, animal handling would have an advantage. Those with a lower qualification and/or less work experience may be appointed as Research Associate or Research Assistant. 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 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 will start as soon as possible and continue until Apr 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and/or a written test. 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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