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Chemical Analyst II (Molecular Biology) The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Chemical Analyst II (Molecular Biology) The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Job Highlights

  • Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology
  • Racing Laboratory in Sha Tin Racecourse
  • Analyse for the presence of prohibited substances

Job Description

The Department

Our Racing Laboratory Department in Sha Tin undertakes various types of research and testing on horses and riders to identify the use of prohibited substances or prohibited methods. It plays an essential role in doping control to ensure the fairness and integrity of racing and other equine sports, and is a leading laboratory in the field of equine drug testing.

The Job

You will:

  • work with a team of biochemist, chemists and chemical analysts to analyse specimens for the presence of prohibited substances or biomarkers
  • contribute to conducting research and development work
  • handle biomolecules (e.g. protein, nucleic acids) and metabolites extracted from specimens and perform analysis using omics techniques
  • use sophisticated analytical and bioanalytical techniques (e.g. chromatography, mass spectrometry, and quantitative polymerase chain reaction) to solve work-related problems
  • perform regular calibration and maintenance of instruments
  • contribute to implementing quality assurance measures

About you

You should have:

  • a degree in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Molecular Biology or a related discipline
  • good communication skills in English and Chinese
  • strong sense of responsibility and good organisational skills
  • preferably hands-on experience on handling biomolecules or with good working knowledge in bioinformatics

Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualification and experience. An initial two-year contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual. 

How to apply

Please submit your resume complete with expected salary and job reference via:
Email: click "Apply Now"  
Fax: (852) 2966-6984
Post: The Human Resources Department, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, 8/F, Sha Tin Central Complex, Sha Tin Racecourse, Hong Kong

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. 

Additional Information

Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Website

Company Overview

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kong's largest single taxpayer and one of the city’s major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the world's top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.


香港賽馬會(「馬會」)成立於1884年,是致力建設更美好社會的世界級賽馬機構。馬會透過其結合賽馬及馬場娛樂、會員會所、有節制體育博彩及獎券,以及慈善及社區貢獻的獨特綜合營運模式,創造經濟及社會價值,並協助政府打擊非法賭博。2017/18年度,馬會透過各項博彩稅及利得稅,為政府庫房帶來破紀錄的226億港元收入,並向獎券基金撥款12億港元。另外,已審批慈善捐款達42億港元。馬會是全港最大的單一納稅機構,也是香港主要僱主之一,其慈善信託基金位列全球十大慈善捐助機構。馬會將繼續與香港市民「同心同步同進 共創更好未來」。