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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516844
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516844) (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 possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in public health, social sciences, psychology, or related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ work experience and preferably some supervisory experience. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). They should be self-motivated, responsible, mature, organized, and attentive to details. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will work on a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households. He/She will draft project plans, coordinate projects, recruit participants, prepare publications and reports, prepare and review questionnaires and documents, assist in fieldwork, and perform general administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to familyco@hku.hk.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 515451) 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 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 commence as soon as possible and continue until January 3, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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