Ref.: 201800637
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Closing Date: May 31, 2018


Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 201800637) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Psychology, Counselling, Cognitive Science, Social Sciences, Statistics, Biological/Medical Sciences, Rehabilitation, Nursing, or other related disciplines. They should have strong commitment to high quality research; excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; a proactive problem-solving approach; and the ability to prioritize work and maintain a high level of effectiveness.  The ability to communicate in Cantonese is essential.  Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I/II. The appointee will participate in psychosis studies and psychotic disorders research.  He/She will carry out challenging cutting-edge research involving clinical, psychopathological, cognitive neuroscience, biomarkers and neuroimaging approaches.  He/She will also be responsible for the development and administrative management of the research projects; data entry, data management and analysis of research data; and public awareness activities. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800363) 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 a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V. to Professor Eric Chen at Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 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.