Research Assistant in Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
University of Hong Kong Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 511319
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (21100)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref.: 511319) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above, preferably in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related disciplines.  They should have a good command of written English and Chinese.  Experience in genomics, multiomics research or data analysis would be an advantage but is not required.  The appointee will contribute to clinical research projects focusing on human immunogenetics under the supervision of Professor Lau Yu Lung and Professor Yang Wanling.  He/She will be responsible for packaging a bioinformatic workflow consisting of in-house bash, python, R scripts as well as other environmental dependencies to a deployable environment-independent Linux-based software; and perform other tasks as assigned.  This post provides a nurturing environment with exciting research projects on genetics, genomics and bioinformatics focusing on analysis of NGS data, and plenty opportunities for training and further career development.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment on fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and academic transcripts.  Review of applications will start on January 12, 2022 and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Dec 29, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Mar 31, 2022 (HK Time)

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