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Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 504424
Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 504424) (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 biological sciences, social sciences, psychology or related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), effective interpersonal and communication skills, good organisation and time management skills, a strong sense of responsibility, excellent telephone manners, attention to details, and the ability to work independently and responsibly in a multidisciplinary team. Preference will be given to those with experience and a keen interest in clinical research and project coordination. Certifications in first aid, electrocardiogram, and/or phlebotomy would be advantageous. Those with more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointees will work on a community-based research project as part of the ‘Healthy Human Global Project’ and the FAMILY Cohort, a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households. They will conduct fieldwork research; recruit participants; administer health questionnaires and assessments; collect data; handle biological specimens of community-based, ambulatory and well volunteers; assist in research administration; and perform other research duties as assigned. Working irregular hours and off-campus may be required. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Ms. Annis Wong at anniswws@hku.hk. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503492) 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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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