Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health (Ref.: 519068) (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 public health, nursing, preventive medicine, or a discipline related to biomedical science. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (particularly Cantonese), and a keen interest in epidemiology and public health research. They should be responsible, hardworking, self-motivated, organized, detail-minded, and able to work independently and as a team. Knowledge of microbiology particularly antimicrobial resistance and experience in conducting fieldwork are highly preferred. Relevant research experience would be an advantage. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant II.
The appointees will assist in a range of ongoing community-based research projects, including preparing study materials, participant recruitment, conducting health education, sample collection, data analysis, and other duties as assigned. Irregular working hours may be required. Information about the School can be obtained at https://sph.hku.hk. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.
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 commence on February 1, 2023 and continue until May 31, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.