Research Assistant (Genome Curation - NGS)

Research Assistant (Genome Curation - Next Genome Sequencing)

Your new company

A biomedical organisation is looking for a Research Assistant (Genome Curation - Next Genome Sequencing) to join their team.

Your new role

  • Support the development and management of the genome curation platform for next-generation sequencing (NGS) data.
  • Assist Research Officer in developing processes or models for variant prioritisation.
  • Receive on-the-training in tertiary analysis for whole genome sequencing (WGS) data.
  • Exposure to data mining, curation and interpretation of genome sequencing results following current international standards.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Biomedical Sciences, Genetic Sciences, Health Sciences, Medical Statistics, Biological Sciences, or related disciplines.
  • Fresh graduates with basic knowledge and research experience in research studies, with a willingness to receive on-the-job training
  • Knowledge of NGS technology data generation and format is preferred.
  • Good command of data wrangling and programming languages such as Python or R.
  • Track records of genome research publications in international peer-reviewed journals are preferred.
  • Knowledge in the analysis of cancer genomes, single-cell sequencing, and long-read sequencing data is a plus.
  • Experience in patient care, clinical research, and the use of digital health technologies in healthcare settings is an advantage.

What you'll get in return

  • Extensive on-the-job training

  • Exposure to whole genome sequencing (WGS)

  • Stable career growth

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to continue forwarding an up-to-date copy of your CV, or Contact Charmaine Wong on
+852 2101 0006 or email


Job Type
Scientific and R&D
Life Sciences
Up to 30k per month

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Charmaine Wong, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85221010006