Job ref no.: 21001GF
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Temporary Laboratory Officer

Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee shall mainly be responsible for the following:

  • Preparing the necessary materials and equipment for setting up laboratory class;
  • Demonstrating laboratory experiments and providing analytical instrument training to students and laboratory users;
  • Assisting in handling of license, purchasing orders and inventory for updating, renewal and maintaining the facilities in the laboratories;
  • Maintaining and handling fish and algal cell cultures and keeping them in good conditions through daily monitoring and adjustments;
  • Performing the daily operation in aquaculture research room;
  • Ensuring the safety and security related issues in the laboratories; and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by supervisors.

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Food Science or a related discipline;
  • Experience in operating and performing maintenance for instruments;
  • Detail-oriented, hardworking, responsible, able to meet deadlines and can work independently;
  • Good knowledge in aquaculture management is an advantage; and
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese.

Compensation Package
The successful candidate will be appointed on a temporary full-time contract.  Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions.


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

Deadline: 3 September 2021

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More job information
Job ref no. 21001GF
Job Function
  • Homantin
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Temporary
  • 1 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree