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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 500192
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (22500)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 500192) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Statistics, Mathematics, Medical Sciences or Public Health.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.  Knowledge of statistics and big data analysis, and interest in pursuing postgraduate study (M.Phil. or Ph.D.) would be advantageous.  Fresh graduates will also be considered.  Those with higher qualification and/or more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Statistical Officer).

The appointees will work with core members of the evaluation of public health service and epidemiological studies on non-communicable diseases in a 5-year project.  He/She will mainly perform data analysis, and prepare academic publications and reports for a funded project.  On-the-job training in advanced programming (R and Stata) will be provided.  The post will provide an excellent opportunity for the appointee to develop a research career involving advanced statistical programming and analysis of big data cohort within a leading academic university.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Eric Wan at

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499786) 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 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 as soon as possible and continue until June 12, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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