The University invites applications for the following positions:
The University invites applications for the following positions:

Research Assistant (Job ID: 3091)

Job level Middle
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 20/10/2016
Division of Life Science

One Research Assistant position is immediately available in Professor Bik Tye’s group. The appointee will study the structure and nuclear organizations of replication initiation complexes in yeast and higher eukaryotes using cryo-EM and super-resolution imaging.

Applicants should have a MPhil degree in cell and molecular biology with knowledge in protein biochemistry and imaging. Applicants are requested to upload a cover letter indicating current and future research interests, together with a curriculum vitae and the names and email addresses of three referees along with their application submitted online. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Duration of Appointment: Unless stated otherwise, the above positions will normally be of one year duration with a possibility of renewal.

Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 30 October 2016, unless indicated otherwise.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.