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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 501983
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 501983) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis or a one-year temporary basis)

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D. or equivalent); OR a Master’s degree in Dentistry, Psychology, Education, Public Health, or a related discipline, with at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong analytical and communication skills; a track record of publishing academic research papers; and the ability to perform quantitative research and statistical analysis, and manage large-scale database.  They should be self-motivated, hardworking, and able to work well in an interdisciplinary team.  Proficiency in at least one statistical software package (e.g. SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Mplus) is required.  Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator and work with a team on a large-scale outreach dental service to kindergarten children.  He/She will manage research activities such as overseeing data collection, analyzing data, drafting reports and literature review; and perform other duties as assigned.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor C.H. Chu at chchu@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment on fixed-term basis 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., and contact information of at least 2 referees.  Review of applications will start on September 7, 2020 and continue until December 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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