Post Date: 12 Oct 2018

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Certificate / Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Pok Fu Lam

The University of Hong Kong

Laboratory Assistant (holding the functional title of Veterinary Assistant II)


Laboratory Animal Unit

Laboratory Assistant (holding the functional title of Veterinary Assistant II) (Ref : 201801627) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should have a Diploma, an Associate degree or a Bachelor's degree in Science or related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; good interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to work independently and be attentive to details. Experience in handling animals and laboratory work would be an advantage. The appointee will work with laboratory animals in an animal facility and assist laboratory / clerical duties in the mouse transgenic core facility. He/She may be required to undertake duties involving infectious and carcinogenic substances and is required to perform duty roster on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Unit at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.


Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at . Further particulars can be obtained at . The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. Closes October 25, 2018.

The University is an equal opportunities employer andis committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.

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