Post Date: 09 Feb 2024

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Technician (School of Biomedical Sciences)


Ref. 240000C7

Closing Date : March 8, 2024

The appointee will be assigned to the Core Laboratories of the School of Biomedical Sciences, and will be responsible for (a) the daily operations and maintenance of the School's core equipment in different core laboratories; (b) providing technical support for core equipment and offering troubleshooting techniques to School members; and (c) performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or a health-related discipline, preferably with a Master's / MPhil degree; (ii) at least 3 years' solid experience in and good knowledge of operating microscopies (including fluorescence, confocal and slide scanner and IF sample preparation techniques); (iii) knowledge of and experience in troubleshooting problems on equipment operation and sample preparation techniques relating to microscopies and/or advanced microscopies; (vi) knowledge of and experience in imaging analyses, such as Imaris, Huygens, ImageJ and Metamorph; (vii) the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to details; (viii) the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment; (ix) the ability to apply critical thinking to problems and tasks; (x) excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; (xi) the ability to communicate effectively and work with a team; and (xii) good computer skills. Knowledge of and experience in (1) advanced microscopies, such as STED, spinning-disk, high-content screening, light-sheet and multi-photon imaging; (2) ultra / micro-tomy, (3) histopathology; and (4) handling of animals will be advantageous.

Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.


Application Procedure
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