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Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Biomedical Sciences (Appointment for 7 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. E/R/119/09]



Assessing Imbalance of Excitation and Inhibition in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy



Carry out research activities for the Project.



A Master’s degree or above in Biology/Neurobiology/Engineering with at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience in Neuroscience.  Experience in at least one of the following areas is highly desirable: brain slice electrophysiology, optogenetics, immunofluorescent staining, confocal microscopy, mouse handling, stereotaxic surgery and injection, electronics and instrument building.

Preference will be given to candidates with good communication skills in English, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, self-motivation as well as strong work ethics.


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 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 30 September 2017.  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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