Ref.: 201800936
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Psychiatry
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Closing Date: July 31, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 201800936) (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, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, or any relevant subjects. Proficiency in math modelling and programming such as Matlab or R, and neuroimaging software will be highly preferred. Applicants should have a 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 appointee will manage, analyze and clean neuroimaging data; query databases to create reports and to determine the accuracy of data entered; export/import data between different sources; write and edit existing codes to organize data for analyses; check incoming neuroimaging data for completeness and accuracy; and process the data with available scripts.

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 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/. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until July 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.