Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) today has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools. OUHK began offering full-time programmes since 2001 and joined the Joint University Programmes Admission System (JUPAS)...

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) today has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools. 

OUHK began offering full-time programmes since 2001 and joined the Joint University Programmes Admission System (JUPAS) since 2007. Currently, the University offers about 200 programmes of studies with over 10,000 full-time and 9,000 part-time students in its 5 Schools namely School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Education and Languages, School of Nursing and Health Studies and School of Science and Technology. In addition, there are about 2,000 full-time and 3,000 part-time students studying in Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE).

The University strives to provide high quality and flexible university education at various levels, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong. 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 application(s) for the following post in the School of Science & Technology:

Research Assistant

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Homantin
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Published On 10/03/2020
ref. 2000078
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=2000078


(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in January 2020 need not re-apply.)

 

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