Research Assistant in Neuroscience Lab The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Division of Life Science Hong Kong

Job Description

Research Assistant in Neuroscience Lab
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Division of Life Science


Job Posting Details

One Research Assistant position is available in Dr Julie Semmelhack’s laboratory in the Division of Life Science and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering ( The goals of the lab are to understand the neural circuits for visual behaviors, using functional imaging, quantitative analysis of behavior, and optogenetics, in zebrafish larvae. The successful applicant will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) to perform and support ongoing research in the lab, train junior laboratory personnel, and oversee lab operations including ordering of supplies and equipment and safely compliance.


Applicants should have a master’s or a bachelor’s degree in biology, neuroscience, engineering, or a related field, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with programming, molecular biology, or animal behavior is desirable but not required. (Duration: 1 year, renewable)


Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.


Application Procedure

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of past and future research interests by email to Dr Julie Semmelhack ( Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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