The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523351 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 523351) (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 preferably in public health, preventive medicine, biostatistics, or a discipline related to biomedical science. They should have a good command of spoken and written of English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Mandarin), and a keen interest in epidemiological research and public health. They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Experience in epidemiologic or clinical research, outreach activities, data management would be advantages.
The appointees will work on community-based studies of the epidemiology and transmission of respiratory virus infections including COVID-19, influenza and other respiratory viruses. They will recruit participants in outreach centres and conduct regular participant follow-up activities including in- person/telephone interviews, home visits, specimen collection, health education, and perform general administrative and other duties as assigned. Irregular working hours may be required occasionally. Enquiries about duties of the posts should be sent to Ms. Natalie Kwok at [email protected]. Information about the School can be obtained at https: // sph.hku.hk/. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments 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. Review of applications will start on October 20, 2023 and continue until November 30, 2023 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Oct 6, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)