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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 525889
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 525889), to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or a two-year fixed term basis, 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, with at least 3 years’ work experience, and preferably some supervisory experience. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and IT proficiency (MS Word and Excel).  They should be self-motivated, responsible, mature, attentive to details and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will contribute to community-based studies on the epidemiology and vaccine responses of respiratory virus infections (e.g. COVID-19 and influenza) in Hong Kong. He/She will recruit participants, coordinate projects, conduct regular follow-up through interviews or phone calls, assist in fieldwork, collect door-to-door clinical specimens, and perform general administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Work outside normal office hours and on weekends may be required occasionally. Information about the School can be obtained 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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 27, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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