THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Research Officer/Post-doctoral Fellow in Community Child Health Unit

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 1 December 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 28 December 2021
Ref
509077
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (21100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Post-doctoral Fellow/Assistant Research Officer (PDF/ARO) (several posts) in Community Child Health Unit of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref.: 509077) (to commence as soon as possible for one to two year(s), with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Medical Science, Public Health or related disciplines, with proven knowledge of both biological and social science, and substantial experience in statistical analysis and laboratory research experience.  They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and online survey tools; and good problem-solving, communication, organizational and administrative skills.  They should also be self-motivated, highly committed, and able to work well independently and in a team.  The appointees will participate in molecular/cellular based and cohort studies; assist in managing research projects; prepare scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; perform data analysis; provide general administrative and operational support; liaise and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders; 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 of ARO on a two-year fixed-term basis 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 posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and academic transcripts.  Review of applications will start on December 14, 2021 and continue until December 28, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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