• Fedora Fu

Open Positions - Assistant Scientific Officer / Scientific Officer / Senior Scientific Officer

Updated: Aug 19



The appointees will participate in a molecular neuroscience-related, and/or genetic-based research program(s).


Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or a related field with solid and substantial work experience; a master’s degree is an advantage. Knowledge on molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry is necessary. Relevant working experience in clinical or hospital settings, biological sample processing, patient recruitment, or translational science is an asset. Self-motivation with the ability to work independently is essential.



The appointee will be responsible for facilitating the development and execution of scientific strategies of our laboratory, and assisting in the administration of the current and future neuroscience research programs. Major areas of responsibilities include program development and execution, financial and human resources management, sponsor and volunteer relations and external communications.


Applicants must possess a master’s degree in life science or a related field. PhD degree in biological science is preferable. Ten or more years of directly relevant experience is required. Relevant experience includes familiarity with common techniques of molecular biology and neuroscience as well as other laboratory skills and knowledge related to stem cells. He/she should be able to write clearly, quickly, and accurately; experiences in proposal development, grant writing and other forms of acquiring funding will be a benefit; good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with all levels of staff and develop relationships with co-workers under complex environment.

Salary and Benefits

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send your application with a full resume and salary expectation to hkcend@ust.hk. 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 begin shortly and continue until the position is filled.