Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503955) (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, preferably in public health, medical science, biomedicine, or related disciplines. They should have a good command of spoken and written of English and Chinese (including Putonghua), and a keen interest in epidemiological research. They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Experience in clinical research, blood-taking and statistical analysis, and knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology would be advantages.
The appointee will work on community-based studies of the epidemiology and vaccine responses of respiratory virus infections including COVID-19 and influenza. He/She will recruit participants in outreach centres and conduct regular participant follow-up activities including in-person/telephone interviews, specimen collection, health education, and perform other duties as assigned. Irregular working hours may be required occasionally. 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.
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 on May 25, 2021, and continue until July 12, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.