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Research Assistant I/II (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 515136
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 515136) (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, 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 epidemiologic or clinical research, outreach activities, data management, and/or knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology would be advantages. Those with more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointees will work on community-based studies of the epidemiology and transmission of respiratory virus infections including COVID-19 and influenza. They will recruit participants in outreach centres, conduct regular participant follow-up activities including in-person/telephone interviews and home visits, collect specimens, conduct 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/.

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 June 13, 2022 and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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