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    Term Research Assistant I / II (Molecular Biology and Plant Sciences)
    Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
    Department / Section : School of General Education and Languages
    Ref. no : O/THEi-SGEL/TERM_RA_I_II(Molecular Biology and Plant Sciences)/05/22
    The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers 21 innovative degree programmes across our 3 Faculties of Design and Environment, Management and Hospitality and Science and Technology that are vocationally and professionally oriented and developed with significant industry input.  All programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and also accredited by the relevant professional bodies where appropriate.  THEi prepares Work Ready, Future Ready graduates through our strong applied degree and professional education programmes.  All programmes require work integrated learning (WIL) and engage students in active learning pedagogies including a strong focus on project-based learning involving real-world problem solving with and for local industries and professions.  THEi is an innovative, professional and entrepreneurial organisation with a commitment to greening and sustainability.  For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.
    Employment Period:
    12 months
    Major Duties:
    The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in conducting research work and experiments related to molecular biology and plant sciences.  He/she will be required to perform experiments to collect data, literature review and prepare research reports.
    For the post of Research Assistant I, applicants should have a Master’s degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Natural Science, or related disciplines; or a recognised degree in related disciplines with relevant work experience; or equivalent.
    For the post of Research Assistant II, applicants should have a sub-degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Natural Science, or related disciplines; or equivalent level of study.
    Those with hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques, cell culture, cell imaging and statistical analyses are preferred but not essential.  Applicants should have good command of both Chinese and English, and enthusiastic at molecular biology research.  Fresh graduates are also welcome to apply.
    (1) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work on Saturdays.
    (2) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    (3) Candidates may be appointed on part-time basis.

    A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Principal Investigator at email: anguslaw@vtc.edu.hk.  Please specify the reference number on the subject of the email.
    Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled.  THEi thanks all applicants for their interest. But only applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us within 6 months after submission. The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.