Ref.: 201800753
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Statistical Officer)
Department: School of Nursing
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
 

 

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Statistical Officer) in the School of Nursing (Ref.:201800753) (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 on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in statistics, biostatistics or related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience in statistical analysis and data management of large datasets using SPSS, STATA or other statistical programmes. Experience in randomized control trials and policy survey is an advantage. Applicants should be able to work independently and in a team, self-motivated, and familiar with quantitative research methods. They should possess a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, and excellent communication and project management skills. Those with less experience may be considered as Research Assistant I. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in coordinating and managing data of ongoing research projects on smoking cessation. He/She will assist in proposal writing; draft reports and publications for research projects; and perform other duties as assigned. Irregular working hours will be required occasionally.

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 applications will start on June 1, 2018 and continue until June 30, 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.