Job Title: Research Assistant
Department: Division of Life Science
Job ID: 5242
Job Posting Details
A position of Research Assistant is available in Prof. Tom Cheung’s lab in the Division of Life Science of the HKUST (http://cheunglab.ust.hk/).
The appointee will work on research projects that investigate the basic biology of skeletal muscle regeneration. He/She will assist in conducting research and general lab duties as assigned by the team leader; and performing experiments including animal surgery, biochemical assays and histology.
Applicant should have a master’s or bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry or related areas. Relevant work experience in biology/biochemistry laboratories, knowledge of laboratory animal husbandry and adult stem cell biology will be an asset. Preference will be given to candidates with practical experience in molecular and cell biology techniques. (Duration: 1 year, renewable)
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave and medical benefits will be provided if applicable.