Executive Assistant/Executive Officer – Kobilka Cryo-EM Center

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

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Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery is one of the first batch of Nobel laureate labs at the University. KIIDD will focus on new drug development which includes drugs receptor structural biology research, computational chemistry research, the function of the drug molecules in organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry research, receptor function the function of the drug molecule pharmacology, etc. Researchers in KIIDD are going to carry out studies about the structural biology of drug receptors through lots of modern biological techniques, such as single crystal x-ray diffraction, Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and electron microscopy. CAD and molecular simulations were used in the drug designs. KIIDD lay eyes on functional drug synthesis, medicinal chemistry and pharmacology, to further explore the pathways to make new drugs, as well as offering intellectual support on pharmacology for future clinical research.

The Kobilka Cryo-EM center is a fee-for-service facility operated by the KIIDD at Chinese University of Hongkong(Shenzhen) as a state-of-the-art shared resource for biomedical researchers. The Cryo-EM staff members develop and provide their knowledge and expertise to the research community at KIIDD in applying cryo-EM imaging to their research. They work closely with investigators to define optimal experimental design including strategies for preparation of samples, maintain and operate cryo-electron microscopes and ancillary equipment in order to provide high resolution images, and provide guidance and service in data management and analysis.

The successful candidate will assist facility staff with maintenance and operation of the advanced instrumentation housed in the Cryo-EM core and will work with and train users in specimen preparation. The candidate will also be responsible for record keeping associated with users, instrument logs, and routine operation of the facility. The candidate will be expected to learn new procedures as they are developed and implemented by the facility.

Post Specification

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Mainly responsible for the purchasing of equipments, handling the bidding documents, fee reimbursement, conference logistics arrangement and fixed assets management;

2.To be responsible for record keeping, instrument logs, and routine operation of the facility;

3.Orders and manages the shared consumables;

4.Developing/delivering training programs and lab safety training for the research team and students;

5.Undertaking other assignment assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

1. A Bachelor degree, preferably a higher degree in biology, health science, medical science, or related field;

2. at least 1-year post-qualification administrative or relevant experience.

3. excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; the ability to work independently, show initiative and take full responsibility for completion of tasks.

4. Appointment of EA/EO will be based on the work experience and comprehensive capacity of the candidate.

Salary and Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-SZ and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Please send a full curriculum vitae and the completed Application Form (please download the blank form online) by email to liuzheng@cuhk.edu.cn or via CUJ online application.

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