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The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers 22 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input. All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies. In 2019/20, twelve programmes are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $41,700 to $72,800 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.

Term Research Assistant I / II (Molecular Biology and Plant Sciences)

Job level Entry
Education Master Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Part Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Science / Lab / Research > Biotechnology
Science / Lab / Research > Life Science
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 07/11/2019

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong


Department / Section : School of General Education and Languages

Ref. no : O/THEi-SGEL/TERM_RAI_II(Molecular Biology and Plant Sciences)/11/19

Employment Period:
12 months

Major Duties:
The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research work and experiments related to molecular biology and plant sciences. He/she will be required to perform experiments to collect data and prepare research reports.

Requirements:
For the post of Term Research Assistant I, applicants should have a Master’s degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Natural Science, or related disciplines; or a recognized degree in relevant disciplines with relevant work experience; or equivalent.

For the post of Term Research Assistant II, applicants should have a sub-degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Natural Science, or related disciplines; or equivalent level of study.

Those with hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques, cell culture, and statistical analyses are preferred but not essential. Applicants should have good command of both Chinese and English. Fresh graduates are also welcome to apply.

Notes:
(1) Candidates may be appointed on part-time terms of employment.
(2) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work on Saturdays.
(3) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to anguslaw@vtc.edu.hk. Please specify in the subject of the e-mail the reference of the post.

Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled. THEi thanks all applicants for their interest. But only applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us within 6 months after submission. The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.