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Postdoc/Research Assistant in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (Appointment for 24 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. C/R/270/09]

 

Project

Tumour Virology Programme

Duties

The appointee, as a member of a dynamic team, will work on a companion animal infectious disease programme, advancing animal health and welfare by investigating infectious, particularly viral, diseases of companion animals.  Duties are related to molecular biology, including design and optimization of qPCR assays, protein production and purification, immunoassays, NGS; training and supervising students as required; assisting in curation of a sample biobank; providing administrative support; and performing any other duties as assigned.

Requirements

A Master’s degree/Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary/Biomedical Science or a related discipline, and no more than a total of 6 years of service at the University.

Proven success in biomedical research; excellent scientific writing skills; willingness and ability to adapt and acquire new skills; meticulous attention to detail and record keeping are required. Fluency in both spoken and written English and Chinese would be an advantage.

Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years’ experience after the award of a PhD degree may be considered for appointment as Postdoc.

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.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hkApplications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the positions are filled.  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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