The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523085 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Senior Research Assistant/ Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.:523085) (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 Statistics, Public Health or related disciplines. They are expected to have strong statistical and mathematical sense, good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and as a team. Knowledge of statistical software (e.g. R) is required, and knowledge of programming or experience in data management would be advantages. Those with more work experience or/and higher qualification may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.
The appointees will handle large datasets, manage and analyse statistical data on infectious diseases (e.g. COVID-19 and influenza), assist in the preparation of academic publications and reports, and perform other duties as assigned. On-the-job training will be provided. Enquiries about duties of the posts should be sent to [email protected].
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. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2023 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 22, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)