Job ref no.: CT3116693-01#0002
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Scientific Officer (Ref. 18070502-E2)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University



The appointee will be required to:

(a) provide support to cater for the diverse technological platforms in the University Research Facility in Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience (UBSN);

(b) supervise, maintain and uphold the smooth running of UBSN;

(c) carry out specialised services in behavioral and systems neuroscience research;

(d) train students and research personnel in the operation of instruments;

(e) operate and maintain website and booking system; and

(e) perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of UBSN or his delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree in Neuroscience, Biomedical/Biological Science, Biochemistry or related disciplines, preferably with a master’s or doctoral degree in the said disciplines;

(b) at least five years of relevant experience in behavioral neuroscience, electrophysiology, brain imaging and/or brain stimulation;

(c) experience in handling live animals and central nervous system tissues;

(d) good teamwork and interpersonal skills; and

(e) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 19 July 2018 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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Job ref no. CT3116693-01#0002
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree