The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523695 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.:523695) (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, preferably in statistics, biostatistics, computational biology, computer science, bioinformatics or related disciplines. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; and a strong sense of responsibility. They should be detail-oriented and able to work collaboratively in a team. Knowledge of quantitative skills and mathematical/statistical modelling is essential. Experience in statistical analysis, time series analysis, machine learning, bioinformatics, and proficiency in statistical and computer software (e.g., R, Python, C++, MATLAB, BEAST) are highly preferred. Those with 3 years' relevant experience or more may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.
The appointee will assist in research related to infectious disease modeling, on respiratory viruses such as influenza and COVID-19, or arbovirus such as dengue or zika. He/She will conduct statistical analysis, modelling and simulations, literature review, and data cleaning; prepare publications and reports; and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at https:// sph.hku.hk/. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 520616) need not re-apply.
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 CV. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Nov 3, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Jan 31, 2024 (HK Time)