Ref.: 201800162
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II (2 posts)
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II (2 posts) in School of Public Heath (Ref.: 201800162) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Public Health, with at least two years’ research experience. Those with a Master’s degree in Public Health, Biomedical Science, Social Sciences or Pharmacy, and relevant experience in coordinating research projects with good working knowledge in both qualitative and quantitative research tools and methods are highly desirable. Applicants should be avid in literature review, fluent in written and oral English, proficient in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), and flexible and detail-oriented in carrying through research logistics. The appointees will support the daily operation of a research team working on Antimicrobial Resistance as headed by Professor Keiji Fukuda. They will perform a wide range of duties including data collection; data management; preparation of grant application (including the preparation of budget and proposal support documents); and perform any other duties assigned by supervisors.

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 School at sphhr@hku.hk. Please quote the advertisement reference number in all correspondence. 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 February 6, 2018 and continue until February 28, 2018, or until the post is 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.