THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 March 2022
Ref
508866
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) in the School of Public Health (Ref: 508866), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a strong background in public health, medical science or related disciplines. They should have relevant post-doctoral work experience in managing large-scale research projects. They should also have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Experience in running health-related research projects including multi-site international studies or community-based studies would be advantageous.

The appointee will oversee various component projects in the infectious disease epidemiology research group, and manage the operational, coordination and logistical aspects of a wide range of research processes and activities. He/She will coordinate participant enrolment in outreach centres and the community; ensure compliance with Good Clinical Practice and other regulatory requirements; liaise with site partners, funding agencies and international collaborators; draft reports; assist in chain management of clinical specimens and; assist in quality assurance of data, budget planning, grant administration, financial oversight and reporting; and perform other duties as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 November 30, 2021 and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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