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Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 509032
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 in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 509032) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in biological sciences, psychology, public health, social sciences, or other related disciplines. They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese), good interpersonal and organizational skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and the ability to multi-task and coordinate research projects independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Experience in community-based research projects would be highly desirable. Those with more experience may be considered as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will work on a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households with a focus on community-based studies related to mental health and lifestyle. The appointee will assist in fieldwork, recruit participants, collect data and samples, conduct questionnaire interviews, prepare study materials and reports, and perform other duties as assigned. On-the-job training will be provided. Working irregular hours and off-campus may be required. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to familyco@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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on December 15, 2021 and continue until February 28, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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