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

Research Assistant (Job ID: 3123)

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
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 available in The Wang Genomics Lab ( in the Division of Life Science. The appointee will work as a laboratory technician. Duties include but are not limited to implementing algorithms for analyzing high-throughput sequencing data, developing pipelines and software, and web development.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in quantitative sciences with experience in programming. Practical experience in next generation sequencing data is desirable.

Please submit a curriculum vitae together with a statement of interests to Review of applications will continue until the positions are 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.