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Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503492
Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503492) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, psychology, social sciences or related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), excellent telephone manners, good interpersonal and organisation skills, and the ability to work independently and responsibly. Experience and a keen interest in clinical research and project coordination are preferred. Certifications in first aid, electrocardiogram, and/or phlebotomy would be an advantage. Those with more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointees will work on a community-based research project as part of the ‘Healthy Human Global Project’ and the FAMILY Cohort, a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households. They will assist in fieldworks, recruit participants, conduct health questionnaires, collect data, handle biological specimens of community-based, ambulatory and well volunteers, and perform other research duties as assigned. Working irregular hours and off-campus may be required. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Ms. Annis Wong at anniswws@hku.hk.

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 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 June 30, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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