Research Assistant
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
4d ago


  • Dissecting the Novel Role of Formin-2 in Axonal Regeneration and the Underlying Mechanisms
  • Therapeutic Potential of Activator Protein 4 in Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Neuroprotection by Driving Microglia M2 Polarization after Traumatic Brain Injury : Therapeutic and Mechanistic Approaches
  • Unraveling the Therapeutic Potential of a Small Molecule Activator of Mitochondrial Fusion and Mechanistic Role of Mitochondria in Axon Regeneration
  • Duties

    Carry out laboratory research works (including immunohistochemistry, confocal imaging, tissue culture, molecular biology, intraperitoneal injection and force feeding, Western blot, animal surgery and behavioral tests) for the Projects.


    A Master’s degree / good honours degree in Biological Sciences / Neuroscience / Electronic Engineering / Computer Science and Bioengineering or related disciplines, with strong knowledge of molecular biology, tissue culture, animal surgery, animal behavior and computational neuroscience and no more than a total of 6 years of service at the University.

  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; being self-motivated and hardworking;
  • and ability to work independently in a mature manner are required. Those with experience in biological / neuroscience / bioengineering research, small animal handling (i.

    e. intraperitoneal injection and force feeding), immunohistochemistry, Western blot, and molecular biology, FPGA / Hardware programming (MATLAB, Python, C++), and electrophysiological data analysis are also strongly encouraged to apply.

    Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

    Salary and Conditions of Service

    Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

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