Ref.: 201800578
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I
Department: School of Nursing
Closing Date: June 4, 2018
 

 

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the School of Nursing (Ref.: 201800578) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary; or to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Nursing, Social Sciences, Psychology, Counselling, Public Health, Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related discipline, with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience in research project management. They should be able to work independently and in a team, self-motivated, and familiar with quantitative research methods. They should also possess a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, with excellent communication and project management skills. Experience in randomised control trials and policy survey would be an advantage. Applicants with less experience may be considered as Research Assistant I. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing ongoing research projects in smoking cessation team; writing proposals; drafting reports and publications for research projects; and performing other duties as assigned.  Irregular working hours will be required occasionally. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800269) need not re-apply.

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 nsro@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 application will start on May 9, 2018 and continue until June 17, 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.