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Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Senior Data Analyst/Data Analyst)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526729
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine (22500)
Categories: Research Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Senior Data Analyst/Data Analyst) in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526729) (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 in Public Health, Biomedical Sciences or Statistics.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and have the ability to multitask and work independently as well as in a team.  Knowledge of statistics or big data analysis, and interest in pursuing postgraduate study (M.Phil. or Ph.D.) would be advantageous.  Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.  Those with higher qualifications and/or more experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will evaluate public health service, pharmacoepidemiology and epidemiological studies on non-communicable diseases using 3 million population-based cohorts in Hong Kong and 8 million United Kingdom.  He/She will prepare literature review; perform data analysis; prepare academic publications and reports for funded projects; and the tasks assigned by the supervisors.  On-the-job training in advanced programming (R and Stata) will be provided.  The post will provide an excellent opportunity to develop a research career involving advanced statistical programming and big data cohort analysis.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Prof. Eric Wan at yfwan@hku.hk.

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 as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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