The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Junior Research Assistant(s) (BB-790B8)

Found in: Neuvoo HK



The Ker Laboratory ( is part of the recently established Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (iTERM; at the University. Our research emphasis will be on Computer-aided recognition of cells for regenerative medicine applications. The goal of such research is to generate computer algorithms and machine-learning models as tools for (i) advancing our understanding of musculoskeletal biology including cell-biomaterial interactions and (ii) stem cell manufacturing and quality control. We are now inviting applications for the post of Junior Research Assistant(s). Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering or Biology with relevant research experience; (ii) good research skills, such as mammalian cell culture and programming skills (R and/or Python, especially if familiar with deep learning); (iii) good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills; and (iv) a highly self-motivated and detail-minded work attitude with the ability to work independently. The appointee(s) will be responsible for (a) conducting computer vision research; and (b) laboratory management. Mentoring and training in bone-tendon biology, biomaterial development, and biomaterial testing will be provided to complement skillsets as necessary. Appointment will be made on contract basis for one year commencing May 2020, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should submit the following supporting documents in the online application: (1) a proposal (two to three pages including images but not the bibliography), (2) a CV; and (3) contact information of two to three references. For enquiries, please contact Professor Elmer Ker by email at

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