Research Assistant I/II in the Emergency Medicine Unit of the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 503398) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal)
The Emergency Medicine Unit is building a team of cross-disciplinary clinical and non-clinical scientists to research the grand challenges of this age in acute illness, injury and emergency health service delivery. Our programmes will address unmet clinical needs in translational research in emergency medicine. We aim to understand the underlying mechanisms of acute disease, to discover novel clinical and molecular markers, and to develop pragmatic diagnostic and risk-stratification pathways. Our long-term goals lie in primary prevention, screening and therapeutics.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above with a good track record in conducting research projects. They should also have good organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and work in a team, and a strong sense of responsibility. Preference will be given to those who have relevant experience in statistical analysis and clinical research. The appointee will support the clinical research projects in the Unit. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 502858) 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 appointment on fixed term 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. (preferably with an academic transcript). Review of applications will start from March 18, 2021 and continue until April 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.