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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 504478
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 504478) (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 statistics, biostatistics, public health or a related discipline, with a keen interest in epidemiological and public health research. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and a demonstrated academic track record. They must be proficient in data analysis using statistical or mathematical software, preferably R and MATLAB. They should be organized, responsible, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Experience in epidemiology or public health research will be an advantage. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant II.

The appointee will assist in the development of epidemiological and/or statistical inferential frameworks for assessing the dynamics of COVID-19. He/She will conduct data collection and estimation of epidemiological parameters, with an aim to achieve better and real-time assessment of the disease dynamics and the impact of the interventions. He/She will also assist in generating the research report, write manuscripts, and perform other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Sheikh Taslim Ali at Information about the School can be obtained at Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

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 on July 19, 2021 and continue until September 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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