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Part-time Research Assistant I or II / Student Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526666
Work type: Fractional / Part-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Part-time Research Assistant I or II / Student Research Assistant in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref: 526666)

We now invite applications for the captioned post(s).


Duties and Responsibilities

  • big data and simulation modeling development in health services and web development
  • assisting with the application and validation of electronic medical record-based cohort study methodologies
  • conducting data manipulation and visualization, preparing scientific publications, grant proposals, and reports, and providing general administrative and operational support
  • The posts provide an excellent training opportunity for those who are interested in social sciences research. Inquiries about the post should be sent to Prof. Shirley Li at or Effie Cheung at



  • Part-time Research Assistants should hold a Bachelor's degree or higher, ideally in fields such as epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related areas
  • Current undergraduate or postgraduate students with a background in computer science, applied artificial intelligence, decision analytics, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or similar fields.
  • A strong understanding of machine learning, AI applications, and quantitative skills in healthcare and policy research is highly valued
  • Experience in statistical analysis and proficiency in statistical and computer modeling software (e.g., R, Python, Matlab, SAS, C++) is advantageous
  • good communication and interpersonal skills
  • responsible, organized, patient, and attentive to details


What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a temporary part-time basis for 12 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.


How to Apply

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 start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2024, or until the posts are 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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