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Senior Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516117
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516117) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research in computational mathematics, computer sciences, or a related quantitative / computational discipline. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team. Experience in infectious diseases, serological or molecular analysis would be an advantage. Quantitative skills and proficiency in statistical or computer modelling software (e.g., R, Python, MATLAB, C++) are highly preferred. Those who are expecting to obtain the doctoral degree by December 2022 are welcome to apply.

The appointees will assist in studies investigating the mathematical models to infer epidemiological parameters for assessing the dynamics of epidemic diseases (e.g., influenza and COVID-19). They will analyse statistical data and prepare publications and reports. Information about the School can be obtained at

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 August 30, 2022 and continue until October 31, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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