Part-time Research Assistant I/II / Student Research Assistant

Hong Kong University
July 31, 2024
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Part-time Research Assistant I/II / Student Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526561 Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Hourly-paid Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong

Part-time Research Assistant I/II / Student Research Assistant in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526561)

We now invite applications for the captioned posts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • join an internationally active research team focusing on big data and simulation modeling development in health services and web development
  • assist with the application and validation of electronic medical record- based cohort study methodologies
  • conduct data manipulation and visualization
  • prepare scientific publications, grant proposals, and reports
  • provide general administrative and operational support
  • perform other duties as assigned
  • The posts provide an excellent training opportunity for those who are interested in big data research. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Prof. Shirley Li at [email protected] or Ms Effie Cheung at [email protected].


  • Research Assistant I/II: a Bachelor's degree or higher, ideally in the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or related areas
  • Student Research Assistant: current undergraduate or postgraduate students with a background in computer science, applied artificial intelligence, decision analytics, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or similar fields
  • a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • responsible, detail-oriented, able to work independently and collaboratively
  • good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • experience in statistical analysis and proficiency in statistical and computer modeling software (e.g., R, Python, Matlab, SAS, C++) would be advantageous
  • understanding of machine learning, AI applications, and quantitative skills in healthcare and policy research is highly valued
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a temporary part-time basis for 3 to 12 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

    Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 525989) need not re-apply.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2024 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

    The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

    Advertised: May 10, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Jul 31, 2024 (HK Time)

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