Senior Research Assistant
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516083
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516083)
(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
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research in epidemiology,
biostatistics, or related disciplines, or a Master's degree in the
abovementioned disciplines with at least three years' research experience in
public health. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken
English, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, the
ability to work collaboratively in a team, and attention to details.
Experience in infectious diseases, serological or molecular analysis would be
an advantage. Quantitative skills and proficiency in statistical or computer
modelling software (e.g., R, Python, MATLAB, C++) are highly preferred.
The appointee will assist in studies investigating the dynamics of population
immunity to SARS-CoV-2 and controls of COVID-19. He/She will analyse
statistical data and prepare publications and reports. Information about the
School can be obtained at https: // sph.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
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants
should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will
start on August 24, 2022 and continue until October 31, 2022 , or until
the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Aug 10, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Oct 31, 2022 (HK Time)