Ref.: 201800774
Posting Title: Research Assistant II in the Department of Psychiatry
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant II in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 201800774) (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 in psychology, social sciences or any related disciplines.  Graduate research experience/degree or the plan to pursue graduate research would be an asset.  The ability to communicate in Cantonese is essential.  Applicants should have a strong commitment to high quality research, good communication and interpersonal skills, a proactive problem-solving approach, and the will to persist and persevere through challenges.  The appointee will participate in research projects in early psychosis and at-risk mental state for psychosis utilizing clinical, neurocognitive and neuroimaging approaches.  He/She will carry out clinical interviews and neurocognitive assessments to patients and assist in neuroimaging processing.  They will also be responsible for the development and execution of the research projects, data entry, data management, and analysis of research data.

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 Y.H. Chen of the Department at psipsy@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/. Closes 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.