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Research Assistant I/II (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 517284
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 517284), 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 statistics or health sciences. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese. Knowledge of biostatistics, epidemiology and data analysis would be a plus. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Those with higher qualification and/or more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointees will participate in interdisciplinary multi-year research programmes to evaluate (i) breast cancer screening programme, (ii) genetic risk tailored cancer screening, (iii) Hong Kong genome project, and/or assess (iv) cost-effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine allergy safety programme, (v) spill-over impact of COVID-19 disruptions on healthcare for non-communicable diseases, (vi) economic cost of tobacco control policies, (vii) randomised trial of incentives framed around behavioural economics to improve diabetes control. They will collect data, recruit patients, review literature, analyse data, prepare academic publications and reports, and perform other relevant tasks as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Jianchao Quan at jquan@hku.hk. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 516487) need not re-reapply.

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 as soon as possible and continue until December 11, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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