Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 511471) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, mathematics, informatics, data science or a related discipline, with at least 5 years’ relevant work experience. They should have a strong quantitative background and experience in data analyses using R, STATA, SAS, MATLAB or other statistical packages. They should also have good written and oral communication skills; data visualization skills; the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team; and the ability to acquire new statistical techniques by self-learning. They should be organised, responsible, attentive to details, and able to multi-task and present abstract concepts in an accessible way to audiences of different backgrounds. Experience in infectious disease modelling and analysis, and/or demonstrated expertise in the analysis of large and complex datasets will be advantages.
The appointee will be primarily responsible for the applied and methodological work in epidemiological and/or statistical research. He/She will generate tables and figures for reports and presentations; contribute to scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; manage data ; and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
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 January 25, 2022 and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.