Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 502519) (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 above in social sciences, health sciences, biological/medical sciences, or healthcare-related disciplines. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Relevant research experience would be an advantage.
The appointees will join a research team and work on the first population-based epidemiological study related to mental health of young people in Hong Kong. They will conduct psychiatric assessments, input and analyse data, and prepare reports and manuscripts. Work outside normal office hours and on weekends may be required occasionally. Information of the project can be found at https://www.hkyes.hku.hk/. Information about the Department can be obtained at https://www.psychiatry.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 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 start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.