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Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519470
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 519470) (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, medical science or related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken Chinese (the command of Cantonese is mandatory, a command of both Cantonese and Putonghua will be an advantage), and good interpersonal and communication skills especially with elderly people. They should also be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.

The appointee will assist in the “Hong Kong Elderly Biobank” research project. He/She will be responsible for recruiting participants via telephone and collecting data through face-to-face interviews across territory-wide community health centres in Hong Kong, as well as performing administrative tasks as assigned. In rare cases, he/she may be required to work outside normal office hours/on weekends. He/She will gain excellent practical experience in the medical/public health field from this post. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Jane Zhao at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

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 March 8, 2023 and continue until March 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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