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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508807
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 508807) (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, preferably in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related disciplines. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and a strong sense of responsibility. They should be detail-orientated and able to work collaboratively in a team. Knowledge of quantitative skills and mathematical/statistical modelling is essential. Experience in statistical analysis, and proficiency in statistical and computer software (e.g. R, C++, Matlab, Python) are highly preferred. Those with 3 years’ relevant experience or more may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.

The appointee will assist in research related to influenza and COVID-19 in Hong Kong. He/She will conduct statistical analysis, modelling and simulations, literature review, and data cleaning; prepare publications and reports, and perform other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Tim Tsang at matklab@hku.hk. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503238) 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 commence as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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