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Sophie Valkenburg is looking for a new Research Assistant to work in her fast-growing lab!

HKU-Pasteur Research Pole is looking for a new Research Assistant to work in Sophie Valkenburg's team, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in medical sciences or a relevant discipline, with an established level of laboratory experience. They should have a good command of written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, the ability to work independently, and attention to details. Knowledge of human blood processing and experience in small animal handling and flow cytometry are highly preferred.

The appointee will carry out routine blood processing for a longitudinal study, provide technical support in the laboratory, and handle inventory record keeping. He/She will also perform day-to-day administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to

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 University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totaling up to 10% of basic salary.


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