Description: Applications are invited for a research assistant to work under the project “FISHMUC- Bioactive properties of external mucus isolated from coastal fish of Macao and Portugal“ funded by the Macao Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) and the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).

Qualifications required: Bachelor/Master in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related fields. Organized, responsible and willing to learn. Holding a Macao ID is mandatory. Candidates should be fluent in English and preferably also Chinese. The position is compatible with simultaneous studies at Master or PhD level in Macao.

Duties:
  • Participation in lab experiments and routine lab techniques;
  • Participation in field work;
  • Maintenance of fish stocks, lab equipment and stock of reagents/consumables.
  • Organization of lab protocols and general lab management tasks.
Conditions:
  • Starting date, as soon as possible. End date, November 21, 2023 (non-renewable under this project). Salary: 15-20.000 MOP/month, pending on qualifications. Schedule to be arranged with project coordinator, Prof. David Goncalves.
How to apply: Candidates should send an email with a copy of the CV (English) to the project coordinator david.goncalves@usj.edu.mo. Use the same email in case of any doubt regarding the position. Position will remain open until filled.

For details on the research group: http://www.ise.usj.edu.mo