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Teaching Assistant in the Emergency Medicine Unit

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508501
Work type: Full-time
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Teaching Assistant in the Emergency Medicine Unit of the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 508501) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, or other related disciplines, preferably with a Master’s degree in one of the aforesaid disciplines and at least 1 year’s post-qualification work experience in elderly, healthcare or education setting.  Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese is essential.  Applicants should have strong communication skills; and be able to multi-task, and work independently and as a team. Basic knowledge of using statistical software such as SPSS is desirable, but not mandatory.

The appointee will work in a project team to develop curriculum and teaching materials for elderly adults in emergency care.  He/She will collaborate with various community partners to support, design, and conduct evaluation studies of transitional care.  He/She will be responsible for literature review; drafting proposals; coordination of data collection activities; data analysis; preparation of teaching and published materials (including online materials), presentations, manuscripts and reports; liaison with elderly people, NGOs partners and collaborators; coordinating student assessment and course evaluation; and performing other project and/ or research-related duties as assigned by the investigators.  Working flexible hours or outside office hours might be required. 

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. (preferably with an academic transcript).  Review of applications will start from October 22, 2021 and continue until November 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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