Post on 29 Sep 2023
Research Assistant (Biomarker Development) (ND0050)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Development of biomarker assays and standard operation procedures (SOP) for candidate protein biomarkers, using conventional and/or ultrasensitive proteomic technologies, such as ELISA, CLIA, MSD, Olink or SIMOA assays
  • Performing proteomic assays for human and mouse samples
  • Managing and preparing human and mouse samples

We offer you

  • On-the-job training.
  • Mentoring and training as part of an active research environment at HKCeND and HKUST.
  • Professional development with career opportunities and training within a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in biology / molecular biology / Biochemistry / Biomedical Sciences or related field.
  • Experience in proteomics and molecular biology-related laboratory techniques preferred.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, team-oriented, with the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary and Benefits

A highly competitive salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience in addition to medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave. The appointment will be offered on a one-year contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit their up-to-date CV and cover letter with salary expectation and availability. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications. Review of applications will commence shortly and continue until the position is filled.

The information provided will be kept confidential and be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.


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