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Technical Officer in the Department of Chemistry [Ref. A/388/09]



  1. Provide technical support for teaching in Molecular Biology or other Chemistry-related courses (including preparation of materials and supervising students on the use of equipment);
  2. Manage and maintain departmental laboratories, function rooms and laboratory equipment;
  3. Carry out safety patrol and checking for laboratories;
  4. Provide infrastructural support for research activities;
  5. Carry out general laboratory duties; and
  6. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Irregular working hours may be required.


  1. A good honours degree in Chemistry/Biological Chemistry with at least 2 years’ laboratory experience;
  2. Techniques in gene expression, bacterial/cell culture, animal cell assay, nucleic acids and protein purification/manipulation, bio-imaging and western blots;
  3. Experience in the operation, maintenance and servicing of laboratory instrument (e.g. phosphorimager, Gel imager, nanodrop, MiliQ water purifier, PCR systems, luminometer, ultracentrifuge, MALDI-TOF MS); and
  4. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 8 November 2019. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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