Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 515703) (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 biostatistics, infectious disease epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, computational biology, computer science, physics, or related disciplines. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and a strong sense of responsibility. They should be detail-orientated and able to work collaboratively in a team. Knowledge of infectious disease epidemiology, quantitative skills and mathematical modelling is highly desirable. Experience in statistical analysis, and proficiency in statistical and computer modelling software (e.g. R, Matlab, C++, Python) would be advantages.
The appointee will assist in studies related to influenza and COVID-19 in Hong Kong. He/She will conduct literature reviews, assist in data cleaning and analysis, prepare publications and reports, and perform other duties as assigned. 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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence on July 25, 2022 and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.