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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519120
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Centre for Psycho-oncology Research & Teaching and the Division of Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health (Ref.: 519120) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)

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 oversee several studies; 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 will have opportunities working 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 February 15, 2023 and continue until June 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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