Assistant Research Officer

Ref.: 502435
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Bioinformatician) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502435) (to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

The selected candidate will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavours.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in bioinformatics, computational biology or related disciplines, and solid work experience and track record in genomic/metagenomic and microbiome/virome research. They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Excellent programming skills are expected.

The appointee will participate in applied and methodological work in a Big Data Laboratory, and technology transfer of advanced artificial intelligence in the field of infectious disease research. Working off-campus may be required. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 501978) need not re-apply.

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 5, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Nov 10, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close: Mar 5, 2021 (HK Time)

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