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Research Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503417
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503417), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, public health or related disciplines, with relevant post-doctoral work experience in managing large-scale research projects. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Experience in managing health-related research projects including multi-site international studies or community-based studies would be an advantage.

The appointee will join the antimicrobial resistance research group to manage and coordinate a wide range of research processes and activities. He/She will liaise with site partners and funding agencies; coordinate on-site assessment of local fieldwork operations; handle clinical specimens; manage quality assurance of data; draft reports; assist in grant administration, budget planning, financial oversight and reporting; implement ethical review applications and processes; supervise junior research staff and students; and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with an academic transcript. Review of applications will commence from March 29, 2021 and continue until April 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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