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Assistant Research Officer/Post-doctoral Fellow (ARO/PDF) (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519792
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (21100)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Assistant Research Officer/Post-doctoral Fellow (ARO/PDF) (several posts) in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 519792) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis, or a two-year temporary basis (for PDF)/fixed-term basis (for ARO), with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in medical science, public health or related disciplines with proven knowledge of both biological and social sciences. They should have substantial experience in statistical analysis and laboratory research; an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and online survey tools; and good problem-solving, communication, organization and administrative skills.  They should be self-motivated, highly committed, and able to work independently as well as a team.  The appointees will participate in molecular/cellular-based and cohort studies.  They will assist in managing research projects; prepare scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; perform data analysis; provide general administrative and operational support; liaise and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders; 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. For ARO, the appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and academic transcripts.  Review of applications will start on April 6, 2023 and continue until June 21, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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