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(Posted 26 May 2020)

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Job Description

Institution: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Unit: Laboratory Animal Services Centre

Technician(s) - (200000NI)


The appointee(s) will (a) provide first-line direct supervision of laboratory animal care personnel; (b) provide husbandry of animals in barrier/non-barrier areas of the Centre; (c) prepare schedules for work assignments and animal husbandry; (d) provide ongoing communication with staff members and research teams for animal supply and breeding strategy; (e) arrange and oversee breeding schemes conducted by laboratory animal care personnel; (f) evaluate and co-ordinate animal production/utility among colonies; (g) assist in performing daily health check for laboratory animals; (h) monitor the animals' response to the prescribed treatment plan; (i) assist in pig surgical workshops and laboratory animal handling workshops; (j) maintain breeding/production records, and assist with quality evaluation and improvements; and (k) assist in staff training and technical proficiency evaluations.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree/Higher Diploma/Higher Certificate in a relevant subject from a recognised university or technical institute; OR a Diploma/Certificate in a relevant subject from a recognised university or technical institute, plus 3 years' relevant post-qualification work experience at an appropriate level.

Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement. For application, please click here.