The appointee will participate in research on the molecular mechanisms behind Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related neurodegenerative disorders.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in biological science or related disciplines with good experience in molecular biology.
Relevant working experience in handling laboratory animals, cell culturing, immunohistology, protein biochemistry and other molecular techniques is strongly preferred.
Basic knowledge of neurobiology would be an advantage.
The appointee should be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. Training and supervision will be provided for the successful candidate.
Duration : 1 year, renewable).
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter indicating their research interests, a curriculum vitae including names and email addresses of at least two individuals who can serve as referees for academic and technical qualifications to Prof.
Karl Herrup (herrup ust.hk) and Dr. Hei-Man Chow (heimanchow ust.hk). Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.