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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 515599
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 515599) (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 in public health, statistics, or a related discipline in life/medical sciences. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, a strong sense of responsibility, and interest in public health research. They should be detail-orientated and able to work collaboratively in a team. Experience in infectious disease epidemiology and statistical analysis would be an advantage. Quantitative skills and proficiency in statistical or computer modelling software (e.g., R, Python, SAS, Stata, SPSS, Matlab, C++) are highly preferred.

The appointee will assist in studies investigating the epidemiology and control of influenza, COVID-19 and other communicable diseases, with an aim to reduce morbidity during future outbreaks and minimize transmission. He/She will assist in the development of concepts, protocol and research plans, contribute to brainstorming and gap analysis following review and understanding of the scientific literature, analyse statistical data, prepare publications, and draft reports. This position offers the opportunity to co-author and author scientific publications. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Joshua Nealon at jnealon@hku.hk. Information about the School can be obtained at https://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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on July 19, 2022 and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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