Ref.: 201701762
Posting Title: Evaluation Officer (Mental Health) (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I)
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Evaluation Officer (Mental Health) (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I) (3 posts) in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 201701762) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Medicine, Psychiatry, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Science, Medical Science or a related discipline, with at least 3 years’ full-time work experience, of which 1 year is in mental health.  They should have strong personal commitment to high quality research; excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; a proactive problem-solving approach; as well as the ability to prioritize work and maintain a high level of effectiveness; and fluency in Cantonese. Experience in public health services or longitudinal studies would be an asset.  The appointees will participate in the project “Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women” which is a 3-year comprehensive and eclectic project funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust for women-in-need from disadvantaged background.  The project has community public awareness, screening, intervention, training, and research elements.  As members of a multi-disciplinary team based in the University of Hong Kong, they will work in partnership with three NGO partners and the Hospital Authority.  The project aims to develop a model of community women’s mental health that provides data and experience for future service development in Hong Kong.  The appointees will engage in front-line interview, data collection, data entry, data management, and logistics of patient’s follow up. They will also assist in conducting clinical, functional and neurocognitive assessments to measure the outcome of the intervention, and perform other duties as assigned. Applicants with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at psipsy@hku.hk.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on January 5, 2018 and continue until February 28, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.