Research Assistant
Ref. no. ICMS-2021-01

Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) of the University of Macau opens position for Laboratory Research Assistants. Applicant should send an application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a recent photo, a copy of identification (ID), copies of academic certificates and the transcripts, and related materials to ChrisChan@um.edu.mo / WengL@um.edu.mo for details.

Responsibilities:

  1. Operate and maintain microscopy system, multi-label counter, real-time PCR machine, ultra-high speed centrifuge, liquid nitrogen tank, etc;
  2. Microbial detection and identification for food and water
  3. Maintain the laboratory environment & safety ;
  4. Assist in equipment use and training for laboratory users;
  5. Assist in other laboratory related activities.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor degree or above, major in Biology, Molecular Biology, Neurophysiology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry or any related discipline, equivalent work experience and/or qualification will also be considered; fresh graduates are welcome;
  2. Hands-on experience above 1 year in operating the following equipment: real-time PCR machine, labelling free technology or related instruments will be given a higher priority;
  3. Certificate related to ISO 17025 or other equivalent laboratory accreditation would be an advantage.
  4. Relevant research or working experience would be an advantage ;
  5. Responsible, motivated and initiative personality
  6. Good command of English or Chinese;
  7. Good communication skills and ability to work well within a team environment;