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Research Assistant I/II (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519866
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health (Ref.: 519866) (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 equivalent, preferably in biostatistics, public health, preventive medicine, or a discipline related to biomedical science. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua), and a keen interest in research on epidemiology and public health. They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently and as a team. Experience in carrying out fieldwork for similar projects would be an advantage.

The appointees will recruit subjects, conduct health education and collect data for a range of ongoing community field studies, and perform general administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Irregular working hours may be required occasionally. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Chau Tin Kin 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 appointments 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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence on April 10, 2023 and continue until June 30, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. 

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