Ref.: 201801045
Posting Title: Technical Manager/Assistant Technical Manager/Senior Technical Officer/Technical Officer (holding the functional title of Data Manager) in the School of Public Health
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: September 30, 2018


Technical Manager / Assistant Technical Manager / Senior Technical Officer / Technical Officer (holding the functional title of Data Manager) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: ­­­­201801045) (to commence as soon as possible, 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 degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Informatics, or a related discipline, with experience in data management, programming and statistics. Prior experience in handling large and complex datasets is preferred. A strong statistical background and experience in analysis of epidemiological data using R, STATA, SAS, or other statistical packages would be an advantage. Applicants should be responsible, mature, attentive to detail, and possess the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. The appointee will be primarily responsible for data management of a cohort of over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households. He/She will be responsible for the management of a data dictionary, data cleaning, data integration, setting up flexible data extract routines, data reporting, statistical analysis, ensuring that databases are in compliance with standard operating procedures and University guidelines, and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Ms Cynthia Yau at Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 201800561) need not re-apply.

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 up­to­date C.V. to the School at Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at­form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at September 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.