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Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Senior Project Coordinator/Project Coordinator)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519002
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Nursing (20800)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Senior Project Coordinator/Project Coordinator) in the School of Nursing (Ref.: 519002) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Social Sciences, or a related discipline, with at least two years’ experience in community-based research, public health research or population sciences research.  They should have experience in community health promotion; knowledge of the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in research; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.  They should be able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team, and be competent to collaborate with external parties including academics, social service groups and politicians.

The appointee will work for the Jockey Club SMART Family-Link Project under the supervision of Dr. Kelvin Wang, with the aim of promoting family well-being by leveraging ICT for innovative family services.  He/ She will coordinate research design; liaise with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data collection and management; write scientific publications and reports; supervise research staff members; and perform other duties as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salary tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for the post of Research Officer and 10% of basic salary for the post of Assistant Research Officer.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 February 6, 2023 and continue until May 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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