The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research Assistant / Junior Research Assistant (BB-16A5C)

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We are looking for aresearcher interested in molecular microbiology/microbial ecology toparticipate in microbiome research. Our work primarily focuses on interactionsbetween microorganisms, their hosts and the environment, with a goal tounderstand how such processes shape microbial communities and the environment.

Applicants should have aMaster’s degree, preferably in Biological Sciences, Microbiology ormedicine-related disciplines (for Research Assistant); OR a relevant BSc degree(for Junior Research Assistant). Work experience in research laboratories,proficiency in microbiology and molecular biology techniques such as samplecollection and preservation, bacterial culture, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR,sequencing, animal work, etc. will be advantageous.

The appointee will workat the Prince of Wales Hospital in Shatin. Duties include (a) conducting literaturereview; (b) performing sample collection and processing, (c) culturing bacteriafrom samples, (d) performing experiments, data collection; and (e) managingsample inventory and laboratory records.

Appointment will initiallybe made on contract basis for one year, renewable subject to good performanceand mutual agreement.

Applicants shouldsubmit the following documents in the online application: (1) copies of academictranscripts; and (2) a full curriculum vitae detailing relevant skills, studyand/or work experience.

For more informationabout this post, please contact Dr. Yeoh Yun Kit by email at

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