Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong today is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong and has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools.The University began offering full-time programmes since 2001 and joined...

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong today is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong and has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools.

The University 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 applications for the following post in the School of Science & Technology:

Research Associate / 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 20/03/2020
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Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee will mainly assist the research team for a Coastal Wetland Research Project (R&D Project R6322).

The appointee shall mainly be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting various experiments in the science laboratory and field sites;
  • Conducting analysis on samples collected from coastal wetland;
  • Conducting routine microorganism isolation and cell culturing;
  • Providing support for literature review and data analysis;
  • Working with the Principal Investigators/supervisors to prepare report writing; and
  • Conducting other research activities as instructed by the Principal Investigator.

 

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree (for Research Assistant) and higher degree (for Research Associate) in Environmental Science/Chemistry/Biology or a related discipline;
  • Research experience in proteomics/cell biology/environmental monitoring;
  • Strong sense of responsibility, effective organization and interpersonal skills;
  • Very good command of English and Chinese;
  • Preference will be given to those applicants with technical experience in LC-MSMS / flow-cytometer/ flow injection analyzer; and
  • Preference will be given to those who are familiar with statistical tests.

 

Compensation Package
Competitive compensation package including basic salary and end-of-contract gratuity will be provided to the right candidate.  Fringe benefits such as annual leave, staff development leave, staff learning and development sponsorship and medical & dental benefits 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=200006S

 

Deadline:     13 April 2020

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

 

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