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Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526560
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526560)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • join an internationally active team of researchers in the development studies of big data and simulation modelling in health service
  • assist in the application and validation methodology on electronic medical records-based cohort studies
  • conduct data manipulation and visualization
  • prepare scientific publications, grant proposals and reports
  • provide general administrative and operational support
  • perform other duties as assigned


  • a Bachelor’s degree or above in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics or related disciplines, with a strong quantitative background
  • experience in analysing statistical data using R, SAS, Stata, Python or other programming packages
  • demonstrated expertise in analysis of large and complex datasets
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team
  • experience in big data manipulation or decision analytics, and a track record of publications would be advantageous

Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Prof. Shirley Li at


What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on 1-year temporary basis or 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 10% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 525781) need not re-apply.


How to Apply

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 from May 24, 2024 and continue until July 31, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 


The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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