Ref.: 201800174
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Project Assistant)(several posts)
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: March 30, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Project Assistant) (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201800174) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in Public Health, Social Sciences or Statistics, with at least 1 year’s work experience.  They should have good analytical and computational background, advanced knowledge of performing data analysis using SPSS and R, and a strong sense of responsibility. Relevant experience on analyzing data in text format would be an advantage. Applicants should also be sensible, attentive to detail, and able to work independently and multi-task. Those with a Master’s or an M.Phil. degree and/or a track record of relevant experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I. The appointees will assist in the implementation of a research project involving family and ICT behaviours, and be mainly responsible for project liaison; data collection, management and analysis; and report writing. They will also perform day-to-day administrative duties and any other duties as assigned. They may be required to work outdoor and on weekends/holidays.

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 14, 2018 and continue until March 30, 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.