The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523813 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health (Ref.:523813) (to commence as soon as possible on one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Master's degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in Public Health or healthcare-related disciplines, with at least 2 years of post-qualification project management experience. They should also have excellent analytical and communication skills, a strong record of productivity, a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Mandarin), and a keen interest in the fields of epidemiology and public health. They should be organized, responsible, detail- minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Experience in running elderly cohort projects and randomized controlled trials, and/or certification in venipuncture would be advantages.
The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing clinical research projects. He/She will liaise with study collaborators and regulators, recruit subjects, conduct health education, collect and analyse data, draft reports, and perform other duties as assigned. Irregular working hours will be required occasionally. 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 salary.
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 start on November 28, 2023, and continue until January 31, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Nov 17, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Jan 31, 2024 (HK Time)