Research Assistant – Zhao Yongjuan Project, School of Medicine (Ref.PR2024/044/01)

March 19, 2024

Job Description

Laboratory Introduction

Prof. Zhao has been engaged in the biosynthesis and function of calcium messenger cADPR derived from NAD, and the development of tools for targeting NAD metabolism/signaling as well as neurodegenerative diseases. 40 SCI papers in journals such as PNAS, eLife and Science Signaling has been published.



RA/BSc or MSc


Job Description

A position for research assistant is now available to research on the mechanism of cellular NAD signaling. We are seeking highly-motivated candidates with independent research capabilities and strong teamwork skills.


Applicants should have:

1.A BSc or MSc degree in a relevant research area including but not limited to biology, chemistry and neurology;

2.Experience in laboratory is preferred.


Job Duties include:

1.Conducting academic research under the guidance of your supervisor;

2.Supporting other members of this research group in scientific researches;

3.Some admin work.


Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be comparable to international standards, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-Shenzhen, and employee benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China as well as CUHK-Shenzhen regulations.


Application Procedure

Please prepare for CV in English, and two referees’ contact information, and send to Review of applications/nominations will begin immediately and will continue until the post is filled.


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