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Research Assistant (Animal Laboratory or related field) for the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences

Animal Laboratory or related field

(Reference No.: ICMS/RA/SPFAMC/06/2023)

Research Staff

Established in 2002, the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) is an academic centre of excellence in Chinese medicine as well as biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the region. It hosts the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, as well as Macao Centre for R&D in Chinese Medicine and Macao Centre for Testing of Chinese Medicine. ICMS invites applications for position of Research Assistant. More details about the Institute are available at


  1. Assist in the management and safety of laboratory animal centre;
  2. Maintain the laboratory environment & safety ;
  3. Assist in keeping the animals’ welfare;
  4. Assist in equipment use and training for laboratory users;
  5. Assist in other laboratory related activities.

Initial appointment is up to 12 months with a possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and mutual agreement.


  1. Bachelor degree or above, major in Life Technology, Medical Technology , Life Science, Pharmaceutics or any related discipline, equivalent work experience and/or qualification will also be considered;
  2. Fresh graduates are welcome;
  3. Experience in animal experiments and management is preferred;
  4. Relevant research or working experience would be an advantage;
  5. Responsible, motivated and initiative personality;
  6. Good command of English and Chinese;
  7. Good communication skills and ability to work well within a team environment.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty as soon as possible.

Remuneration offered will be commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification and relevant professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions. Basic medical benefits are available at a low cost.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit for more details, and apply ONLINE. For application, please fill in the ONLINE application form and upload the cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

For enquiries, please contact the Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau at
Website:; Tel: +853 8822 4539 / +853 8822 4880
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

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