Job Title: Research Assistant
Job ID: 6288
Department: Division of Life Science
Job Posting Details
The appointee will support research projects on genetics, molecular and cell biology of fat storage, using C. elegans and mammalian cell models, in Dr. Ho Yi MAK’s laboratory (http://maklab.ust.hk/). The projects include (a) human metabolic diseases modeling based on genetic data from patients; and (b) host-microbe interaction. The appointee will assist ongoing research activities, and maintain an orderly laboratory environment.
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or a related field. The appointee should demonstrate competence in prior research experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work in a team-oriented environment. (Duration: 1 year, renewable)
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable.