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Chemical Analyst II íV The Hong Kong Jockey Club

The 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.

You will:

  • work with a team of biochemist, chemists and chemical analysts to analyse specimens for the presence of prohibited substances and/or biomarkers
  • conduct 'omics' research (such as metabolomics and proteomics) using mass spectrometry-based technique
  • perform regular calibration and maintenance of instruments and other assigned testing duties
  • contribute to implementing quality assurance measures in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

You should have:

  • a degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline
  • good communication skills in English and Chinese
  • strong sense of responsibility and good organisational skills
  • preferably hands-on experience on chromatography and/or mass spectrometry

Organization: Racing Laboratory Department, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Posting Date: September 2022

Applicants should send your resume, complete with expected salary and job reference Fax: 2966-5770
Mail: The Human Resources Department, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, 1 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Email: recruit9@hkjc.org.hk.


Please contact The Hong Kong Jockey Club (Email: recruit9@hkjc.org.hk) for details and application.

Technical Manager / Investigator íV Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (LSCCB)

Description: Applicants should possess a PhD degree and at least 5 years professional research experience in Biological Mass Spectrometry or related disciplines, with excellent publication record in the research areas of cancer pharmacology, proteomics, metabolomics and Omics. Track record in Omics analysis and securing external research grants and managing funded projects would definitely be an advantage. The appointee will be in charge of the state-of-the-art mass spectrometers (TimsTOF Pro, Orbitrap, QTOF and QqQ and etc.) and will also lead research projects on Omics in a multidisciplinary team of chemists, biomedical and clinical scientists. They are expected to bring in new research initiatives in chemical biology for cancer research.

Higher qualification will be considered for Investigator. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Organization: LSCCB, one of the research centres of Health@InnoHK

Posting Date: August 2022

Applicants should send their cover letter, detailed up-to-date CV, and 3 reference letters to the email account info@hksccb.hk. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Information Link

Please contact LSCCB for details and application.

Scientific Officer íV The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Description: The mass spectrometry division of ULS aims to provide state-of-the-art mass spectrometry facilities for researchers to investigate fundamental and applied problems in diverse research areas, including life sciences (e.g., -omics), chemistry, biology, food sciences, environmental sciences, etc. We are looking for a candidate who is keen to, with his/her knowledge and expertise on mass spectrometry, support researchers from these related areas to accomplish their research goals. Please refer to the following link for the detailed job description and online application.

Organization: University Research Facility in Life Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Posting Date: January 2022

Applicants should send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be downloaded from


Information Link

Please contact the Human Resources Office of HKPU (Tel: 2766 5333, Email: hremail@polyu.edu.hk) for details and application.

Research Associate Position in Proteomics

A research associate or post-doctoral fellow position in proteomics and peptide sequencing is available in the laboratory of Zhongping Yao at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Applicants should: (a) have a PhD degree in chemistry or biology or other related disciplines; (b) have research experience in chromatographic separation, mass spectrometry and analysis of complex peptide mixtures; (c) have a good command of written English; and (d) be mature and able to work independently. Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested individual should send the CV and two reference letters to:

Dr. Zhongping Yao
Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Tel: 852-34008792
Fax: 852-23649932
Email: zhongping.yao@polyu.edu.hk


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