Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II

Hong Kong University
February 29, 2024
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Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524032 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II (Ref.:524032)

We now invite applications for the captioned post(s).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Postdoctoral fellows and/or Project Principal Investigators in the overall management of the project
  • Assist in patient recruitment, data collection in face-to-face interviews (individual or focus group) and surveys
  • Prepare transcription and translation of the audio-taped scripts
  • Data management and analysis
  • Prepare reports and manuscripts
  • Handle inquiries from related parties
  • Assist in the logistics arrangement for public engagement events and project coordination
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree or above in healthcare-related or social sciences disciplines including but not limited to pharmacy, nursing, psychology, public health, social work and social administration or a related field with substantial training in qualitative research
  • Experience in conducting qualitative studies (e.g. patient recruitment, conducting individual and/or focus group interviews, designing questionnaires for survey studies, data collection and analysis using qualitative methods and various tools, e.g. NVivo, Quadrics) or mixed methods will be an advantage, but not essential
  • A strong background in local and international research related applications (e.g. grants and IRBs) and management systems will have an advantage
  • Excellent coordination, organization and problem-solving skills
  • A good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese)
  • A strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Attentive to details
  • Those with higher qualifications and more experience will be appointed as Research Assistant I or Senior Research Assistant.
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 1-year temporary basis or 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 10% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Eric Wan ([email protected]) or Dr. Vanessa Ng ([email protected]).

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above post(s). Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 29, 2024 , or until the post(s) is/are filled, whichever is earlier.

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

    Advertised: Dec 6, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 29, 2024 (HK Time)

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