The eDNA and eEcology Laboratory ( at The University of Hong Kong is looking for a full-time Research Assistant II. The position is to commence as soon as possible for 6 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. The project aims to assess the biodiversity of the largest freshwater insect family (Diptera: Chironomidae) and their link with stream conservation in Hong Kong. The RA will assist in the field surveying of Chironomidae, using both traditional insect sampling methods and novel eDNA sampling methods across stream sampling sites in Hong Kong. The RA will also be responsible for the sorting of the collected field samples, assisting in the identification and barcoding of novel species.

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