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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516794
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Centre for Psycho-oncology Research & Teaching and the Division of Behavioural Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516794) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, social sciences, sport science or related disciplines. They should have a good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English; good communication and interpersonal skills; knowledge of basic statistics; and proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint), and English and Chinese word processing. They should be a self-motivated and organized team player. Experience in research and using SPSS for data analysis is highly preferred. A keen interest in psycho-oncology research would be an advantage.

The appointee will conduct cancer patient recruitment in clinical settings; perform face-to-face/phone assessments with patients; assist in data analysis and compiling progress report; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She will work closely with the multidisciplinary team from HKU Jockey Club Institute of Cancer Care on an implementation study. He/She may work with clinical psychologist(s) on intervention studies for cancer patients. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Wendy Lam 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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on October 21, 2022 and continue until December 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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