Ref.: 201800114
Posting Title: Research Assistant I (2 posts) in the Center for Safe Medication Practice and Research
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Closing Date: May 31, 2018


Research Assistant I (2 posts) in the Center for Safe Medication Practice and Research of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: ­­­­­­­­­­­­201800114) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications in Pharmacy, Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Economics, Computer Science or a related healthcare discipline. They should have experience in data management, excellent communication and project management skills, statistical skills to conduct standard statistical analysis of economic and/or epidemiological data and correct interpretation of results, and be attentive to details.  Experience in management of large data sets and complex analysis using R, SAS or other software will be an advantage. The appointees will retrieve and process data from HA hospitals and other databases, prepare and manage submission to IRBS, and assist in the implementation of research projects in Hong Kong and/or mainland China. Training and career development opportunities will be provided in scientific grant writing, manuscript preparation, and advanced methods on pharmacoeconomics and/or pharmaepidemiology in areas such as cardiology, gastroenterology, neuropsychiatry, antimicrobials and endocrinology.  Information about the Centre is available at

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

Applicants should send a cover letter, a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. Esther Chan at   Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at Please specify the post and job reference number in the email subject. Review of applications will start on February 8, 2018 and continue until May 31, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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.