Ref.: 201800822
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Project Assistant) (several posts) in the School of Public Health
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Project Assistant) (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201800822) (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 equivalent, preferably in social work, public health, social sciences, or statistics. 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 in analyzing data in text format will be advantage. Applicants should also be sensible, attentive to detail, and able to work independently and multi-task. Those who possess a Master’s 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 behaviors; and be mainly responsible for project liaison, data collection, data management, analysis and report writing. They will also perform day-to-day administrative duties and other duties as assigned. They may be required to work on weekends/holidays. Outdoor work may be involved. 

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 sphhr@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 commence as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2018, or until the posts are 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.