Ref.: 201800861
Posting Title: Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II (2 posts) in the School of Public Health
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II (2 posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201800861) (to commence on November 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in public health, science, or medical science, with at least 1 year’s full-time research experience. Those with a higher degree and experience in handling questionnaire and interview set up are highly desirable. The appointees will assist the Project Manager/PI/Co-Is of a research project on environment, active living and cognitive health. They are expected to provide a wide range of technical/administrative support functions inclusive of scheduling appointments for face-to-face data collection; producing interview reports from study subjects; processing data with spreadsheets and verifying data; monitoring data-collection equipment (e.g., accelerometers and GPS monitors); conducting on-site environment audits; and handling all follow-up tasks for cohort study.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefit.  The appointment on two-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

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/Closes July 31, 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.