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Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice (C2I011)

Posted: 05 Mar 2021

Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice (holding a functional title as Director, Clinical Research)

Job Reference Number: C2I011

 

The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2I) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies. 

It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, two major institutions combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2I aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections. 

Key Responsibilities

Applications are now invited for appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice (holding a functional title as Director, Clinical Research) (Ref.:C2I011), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement. 

Requirements
Applicants should possess a primary medical qualification registrable in Hong Kong and a qualification in Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) or equivalent.  In addition, they should demonstrate: (i) proven ability to clinical practice; (ii) produce quality research and professional expertise; (iii) participation in administration affairs, project management, and will lead and manage the fieldwork and operation team including but not limited to nurse, senior research assistant, research assistant; and (iv) capability in knowledge exchange activities, and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement. The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills; and the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, good organizational, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
 
They will play a key role in contributing to the delivery of clinical management under the Healthy Human Global Project. Experience in health screening of a healthy adult population and management of medical conditions in adults would be highly preferred. 
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 
Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, to info@c2i.hk.  Review of applications will start immediately, and continue until 12 March 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
 
The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application.  We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

Staff Openings

[Job Opening] Research Assistant I/II (Job Reference Number: C2I009)

Posted: 22 Feb 2021

Centre for Immunology & Infection Limited

The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2I) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies. 

It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, two major institutions combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2I aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections. 

Key Responsibilities

Research Assistant I/II (Ref.:C2I009)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Research Assistant I/II (Ref.:C2I009), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal.

Requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above in biological/medical sciences or a related discipline. They must have experience working in molecular biology laboratories. The appointee will work in an influenza research group. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Leo Poon at llmpoon@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, to info@c2i.hk.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible, and continue until May 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application.

Staff Openings

[Job Opening] Executive Assistant / Project Assistant (Job Reference Number: C2I008)

Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Centre for Immunology & Infection Limited
 
The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2I) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies. 
 
It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, two major institutions combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.
 
Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2I aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections. 
Key Responsibilities

Executive Assistant / Project Assistant (Ref.:C2I008)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Executive Assistant (Ref.:C2I008), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year contract basis with contract-end gratuity and the company’s contribution to MPF schemes, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.

Requirements

Applicants should possess a recognized Bachelor's degree or above, and at least 3 years' solid work experience in office administration preferably with some knowledge in managing research projects. Those with lower qualifications and less experience may be considered for appointment as Project Assistant.

They should have an excellent command of English and Chinese; good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; proficiency in computer applications such as MS Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint); some knowledge of ERP; the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and under pressure to meet tight deadlines; demonstrated competence in discharging complex clerical duties; a strong sense of responsibility; and a positive attitude. They should be attentive to details, self-motivated, and able to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently. 

The appointee will (a) provide executive, secretarial and logistics support to general office administration (including general routine accounting functions, perform checking and preparation for vendors payment, etc) (b) support committee work; (c) prepare business correspondences; (d) liaise with stakeholders; (e) handle research deliverables and outputs; (f) manage the procurement and logistics arrangement of supplies and equipment; and (g) perform other duties as assigned. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, with information of public exam results, current/expected remuneration and availability, to info@c2i.hk.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 5, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and/or a written test. 

The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application.

Work location: Science Park

Staff Openings

[Job opening] Post-doctoral Fellow (Job Reference Number: C2I010)

Posted: 22 Feb 2021

Centre for Immunology & Infection Limited

The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2I) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies. 

It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, two major institutions combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2I aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections. 

Key Responsibilities

Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.:C2I010)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (Ref.:C2I010), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal.

Requirements

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biological/medical sciences or a relevant discipline, with at least 4 years’ work experience in molecular virology and immunology. Experience in animal work and pathogen-induced immune response will be an advantage. The appointee will work in an influenza research group. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Leo Poon at llmpoon@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, to info@c2i.hk.  Review of applications will start on February 25,2021, and continue until June 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application.

Staff Openings

Clinical Data Manager for the Centre for Immunology & Infection Limited - C2I007

Posted: 02 Feb 2021

Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Data Manager in Centre for Immunology & Infection (Ref.:C2I007), to commence as soon as possible, on a one or two-year fixed-term basis 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. 

Key Responsibilities

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field (Master-level preferred), with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in clinical data management or analysis, and previous experiences with sample management and eCRF systems. They should be able to decipher and organize large amounts of diverse biomedical data, proficient in a scripting programming language with a preference for R or Python, and familiar with modern database and information system technologies. They should also have excellent English communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to translate complex problems clearly and in non-technical terms.

The appointee will collaborate with the scientific team, develop project-specific data management plans that address areas such as clinical data, sample tracking, and biomedical data. He/She will 

i) confer with end users to determine the specifications of the overall data life cycle; 
ii) review and evaluate existing sample and data management system solutions; 
iii) assess system performance and make recommendations for software, hardware, and data storage improvements; 
iv) suggest revisions to increase productivity, quality, and efficiency; 
v) read technical literature and participate in continuing education or professional associations to maintain awareness of current database technology and best practices; 
vi) document operational procedures, and write instruction manuals, data capture guidelines; 
vii) suggest rules and procedures for data sharing; 
viii) support others in the daily use of data systems and ensure adherence to project standards; 
ix) assist with reports and data extraction when needed; and 
x) use problem solving and judgment to apply Clinical Data Management principles. 

Requirements

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and the company’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

Applicants should apply online via the HKSTP Talent Pool Portal (https://talent.hkstp.org//Search/Index?Jobid=8970&Type=2) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 16, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and/or a written test. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Ms. Prudence Wong at info@c2i.hk.  

Applications are open for the position: Research Assistant I/II (Ref.:C2I006)

Posted: 18 Jan 2021

Research Assistant I/II (Ref.:C2I006)

Key Responsibilities

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in a subsidiary of The University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavors (Ref.:C2I006), to commence as soon as possible, on a one or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Requirements
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in biological/biomedical sciences, biochemistry or related disciplines. 
 
Experience in cell culture and molecular biology techniques would be an advantage. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to those who have an interest in pursuing further M.Phil./Ph.D. studies. The appointee will work on projects related to influenza and coronavirus under the supervision of Dr. Michael C.W. Chan and Dr. Kenrie P.Y. Hui.
 
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 
To apply for the position, please send your resume to info@c2i.hk. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 14 February, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.