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Chemist (REF: 20003964)

The Department
Our Racing Laboratory Department in Sha Tin undertakes various types of research and testing on horses and riders to identify the use of prohibited substances or prohibited methods. It plays an essential role in doping control to ensure the fairness and integrity of racing and other equine sports, and is a leading laboratory in the field of equine drug testing.

The Job
You will:

  • plan and conduct analyses of biological samples to identify the presence of prohibited substances or biomarkers
  • devise and implement quality assurance measures to ensure the reliability of test results
  • research and develop new methods to analyse drugs
  • train and supervise a team of laboratory chemical analysts to assist you in your work

About you
You should have:

  • a Master degree or above in Chemistry or equivalent
  • excellent communication skills in English and Chinese
  • good management and leadership skills
  • preferably with good working knowledge in mass spectrometry
  • experience in drug residue analyses will be beneficial

Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date
Closing date for applications is 4 February 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

How to apply
Please send your resume, complete with expected salary and job reference to the Human Resources Department, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, 9/F Central Complex, Sha Tin Racecourse, Hong Kong, or email to recruit9@hkjc.org.hk, or fax to (852) 2966-6984.


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Proteomics)

Position description:
We currently have a great opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join our proteomics group in the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. The term of this appointment will be initially for one year. The position can be extended for additional years.

As a member of our research lab team, the individual will be expected to perform research on studies of changes in pancreatic cancer due to therapy. This will include performing mass spec assays to look at the exosomes in patient serum following chemo and radiation therapies. Also, there are additional projects involving glycoprotein markers in the sera from HCC cancer patients that the individual will also work on.

The individual will work alongside research staff and under the direction of the supervisor. We expect a postdoctoral level of commitment from you. The individual will design and perform experiments, process and analyze data, and develop new and/or revised research methodologies. The individual will critically analyze literature, prepare and present research papers, presentations and grants.

PhD in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or related scientific fields with experience in proteomics and/or mass spectrometry.

Please send your CV, personal statement and the contact information of three referees to Professor David Lubman (dmlubman@umich.edu)


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