Senior Research Assistant
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516117
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Senior Research Assistant (several posts) in the School of Public Health
(Ref.: 516117) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the
possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research in computational
mathematics, computer sciences, or a related quantitative / computational
discipline. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken
English, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills,
attention to details, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team.
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.
Those who are expecting to obtain the doctoral degree by December 2022 are
welcome to apply.
The appointees will assist in studies investigating the mathematical models to
infer epidemiological parameters for assessing the dynamics of epidemic
diseases (e.g., influenza and COVID-19). They 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 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 August 30, 2022 and continue until October 31, 2022 , or until
the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Aug 16, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Oct 31, 2022 (HK Time)