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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502774
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 502774) (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, epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics or related disciplines. They should have a strong quantitative background; experience in analysing statistical data using R, SAS, Stata, Python or other programming packages; demonstrated expertise in analysis of large and complex datasets; excellent written and oral communication skills; and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Relevant experience in big data manipulation or decision analytics, and a track record of publications would be advantages.

The appointee will join an internationally active team of researchers working on the development studies of big data and simulation modelling in health service, under the supervision of Dr. Shirley Li.  He/She will assist in the application and validation methodology on electronic medical records-based cohort studies; conduct data manipulation and visualization; prepare scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; provide general administrative and operational support; and perform other duties as assigned.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Dr. Li at sxueli@hku.hk.

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. and other relevant documents as necessary.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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