Job ref no.: 200037Y (CT3125781-01#0140)
The Open University of Hong Kong

Research Assistant

The Open University of Hong Kong

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee shall mainly be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting experimental research as instructed by the investigators;
  • Performing data analysis;
  • Assist in report writing and presentation of the results;
  • Carrying out other research activities as instructed by the investigators; and
  • Providing effective office support and research-related assistance.


Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline;
  • A Master’s degree in molecular biology or a related discipline would be an added advantage;
  • Research experience in microorganism, antimicrobial resistance and soil;
  • Basic molecular biology techniques and UPLC experience; and
  • Experience in NGS is highly preferred.

Compensation Package

Competitive compensation package including basic salary and end-of-contract gratuity will be provided to the right candidate.  Fringe benefits such as annual leave, staff development leave, staff learning and development sponsorship and medical & dental benefits will also be provided.

Application Procedures

Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.

Deadline: 25 August 2020


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Job ref no. 200037Y (CT3125781-01#0140)
Job Function
  • Homantin
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree