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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502896
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502896) (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 biostatistics, public health, or biomedicine-related disciplines, with relevant work experience. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and a keen interest in research on epidemiology and public health. They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Experience in using statistical software packages (e.g. R, Stata or SAS) would be an advantage.

The appointee will be involved in a community-based cohort study in Hong Kong. He/She will assist in blood draws and nasal swab collection, recruit participants, conduct active surveillance for illnesses, and perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Irregular working hours may be required occasionally. Information about the School can be obtained at Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499167 & 499580) 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 commence as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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