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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502265
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (22500)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 502265) (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 above in Public Health, Medical Sciences or Statistics.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.  Knowledge of statistics and big data analysis, and interest in pursuing postgraduate study (M.Phil. or Ph.D.) would be advantageous.  Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.  Those with higher qualification and/or more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will evaluate public health service and epidemiological studies on non-communicable diseases.  He/She will prepare literature review; perform data analysis; and prepare academic publications and reports for a funded project.  On-the-job training in advanced programming (R and Stata) will be provided.  The post will provide an excellent opportunity to develop a research career involving advanced statistical programming and big data cohort analysis.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Eric Wan at yfwan@hku.hk.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500630) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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