Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

October 15, 2021

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Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Centre for Safe Medication

Practice and Research

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508215 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 508215) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in biostatistics, pharmacy, computer science, public health or a healthcare-related discipline, with at least 1 year's relevant experience. They should have the ability to conduct statistical analysis of epidemiological data, and to interpret the results accurately. They should have excellent communication, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills; a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese; attention to details; a strong sense of responsibility; and the ability to work independently as well as in a team. Competence in analysing large and complex datasets using R, SAS or other statistical tools will be an advantage.

The appointee will work with a team of researchers on projects related to big data and pharmacoepidemiology in diverse areas such as cardiology, psychiatry, antimicrobials, biologics and infectious diseases. He/She will conduct standard statistical analysis of economic and/or epidemiological data and interpret the results; prepare and manage submission to IRB; and assist in the implementation of research projects in the Hong Kong SAR and across China. The post provides an excellent opportunity for professional growth and working closely with a diverse and dynamic team. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Esther Chan at csmpr@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 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. together with other relevant documents. Review of applications will start on September 24, 2021 and continue until October 15, 2021 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Sep 10, 2021 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 15, 2021 (HK Time)

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