Technical Officer (Bioinformatics), Hong Kong

Position title: Technical Officer (Bioinformatics)

Employer: The University of Hong Kong

Closing date: 20 February 2019

Brief position description: The School of Biomedical Sciences is looking for a technical officer who can assist in research activities in bioinformatics and provide technical support to the School including the transfer and back-up of computer data, managing large data compression, and the set-up and maintenance of computer servers.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline, with at least 2 years’ work experience in the Unix operating system, scripting language (e.g. shell, perl, or python) and web technology (e.g. HTML5, CSS, PHP, and SQL). Those with sound knowledge in commercial cloud computing platforms would be highly preferred. Applicants should also be highly motivated, and able to work independently and as a team in a multi-disciplinary laboratory environment.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The position is to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal.

Expression of interest can be directed to Dr Joshua Ho ( Full application should be made online (click 'Apply now' on Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 20, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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