Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currently have about 10,000 full-time and 9,000 part-time students in the five Schools at the OUHK with about 220...

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currently have about 10,000 full-time and 9,000 part-time students in the five Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies. In addition, there are about 2,000 full-time/part-time students studying in LiPACE.

 

The University strives to be a leader in providing open and flexible education to all, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time face-to-face programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong, and we are committed to advancing learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.

 

We are now inviting applications for the following post in the School of Science & Technology:

Research Assistant

Job level Entry
Work exp 1 Year To 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Homantin
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Published On 24/12/2019
ref. 19001XX

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee will mainly assist the Principal Investigator in conducting the research project “Investigating the Potential of Using Probiotic Bacteria in Making Traditional Chinese Foods with Health-promoting Effects and Reduced Carcinogenicity” (R&D Project R6278). He/She will mainly be responsible for the following:

 

  • Conducting experimental research as instructed by the Principal Investigator;
  • Performing data analysis;
  • Assisting in report writing and results presentation;
  • Conducting other research activities as instructed by the Principal Investigator; and
  • Providing effective office support and research related assistance.

 

Requirements
Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree, or above in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, Testing and Certification or a related discipline;
  • Research experience in microbiology and molecular biology;
  • Cell isolation and molecules identification techniques;
  • Strong sense of responsibility, effective organization and interpersonal skills; and
  • Advanced techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry are highly preferred.

 

 

Compensation Package
Competitive compensation package including basic salary and end-of-contract gratuity will be offered to the right candidate.  Fringe benefits such as generous annual leave, staff learning and development sponsorship, medical & dental benefits and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

 

Application Procedures
Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.

https://ouhk.taleo.net/careersection/ex_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=19001XX

 

Deadline:   8 January 2020

 

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