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Research Associate/Research Assistant in the Department of Biomedical Sciences (Appointment for 12 months) [Ref. C/R/165/09]



Therapeutic Potential of Activator Protein 4 in Peripheral Nerve Injury


Carry out laboratory research works (including cell culture, cell transfection, immunohistochemistry, confocal imaging, molecular biology, animal surgery and behavioral tests) for the Project.


A Master’s degree/good honours degree in Biology/Biological Sciences/ Neuroscience or related disciplines, with strong knowledge of molecular biology, tissue culture, animal surgery and animal behaviour.  Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; being self-motivated, hardworking; and ability to work independently in a mature manner are required. Those with experience in biological/neuroscience research, small animal handling (i.e. intraperitoneal injection), immunohistochemistry, Western blot, primary cell culture, protein extraction, qPCR and imaging techniques are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates with more than 3 years’ post-qualification working experience may be considered for appointment as Research Associate.

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

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

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To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 26 April 2019.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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