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Lab Technician/Research Assistant Position in the Park Group in Chemistry Program (RS-2019003)


Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Job Post – Lab Technician/Research Assistant Position in the Park Group in Chemistry Program


Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a state-of-the-art research university ( recently established by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel), Shantou University, the Li Ka-shing foundation and the government in Shantou, China. Technion is a world-leading institute of higher education with three Nobel laureates and remains top 50 in global research-based university rankings.

The Park group in Chemistry program is looking for a full-time Lab Technician/Research Assistant to manage and support the Park’s laboratory. The Park group’s research goal is to develop homogeneous catalytic systems for selective transformations of naturally abundant, but inert molecules including simple (hetero)aromatics, alkanes, alkenes, and CO2 to provide valuable synthetic feedstocks. Our first research target is to enable the metal-free or non-precious metal-catalyzed dehydrogenative C-H functionalizations of alkanes and (hetero)arenes with inexpensive coupling reagents such as organosilicon and organoborane. The second project is to synthesize finely-tuned and distinctive olefin polymers by applying new polymerization catalysts or unique olefin monomers.

Job Requirements

· BS or higher degrees in Chemistry or Chemical engineering.

· Two years of experience in engineering and/or chemical laboratory using technical lab equipment, high voltage facility, glove box, and chemical reagents.

· Demonstrated knowledge of basic tools and simple rework, including chemical reaction operation, reaction and chemical safety, organizing chemicals, managing IT networks, and operating several equipment.

· Good knowledge of spoken and written English as well as communication skills.

· Basic knowledge of Word and Excel to create documents and ability to learn new software.


Job Functions

· Operate and maintains test equipment, and arrange conference/academic travel/meetings  

· Order and receive chemicals and equipment, and install and adjust equipment and parts.

· Manage safety procedures, safety checks, and chemical wastes with group members.

· Demonstrate the laboratory equipment for students and researchers.

· Perform other duties (guest hosting, conference arrangements, assistance of paper works).



· Salary: Up to US$25,000 / year for 3 years

· Subsidized housing at GTIIT (1000 RMB/month)

· Health insurance: regular coverage for Chinese citizens



· Application deadline: immediately open till filled

· Send below required documents electronically to:

· Resume, short statements, three references, and degree certificates (in English)



Tel: 86-0754-88077088、88077060



Address: 241 Daxue Road, Jinping District, Shantou, Guangdong Province, China

Postal Code:515063