THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer, Department of Clinical Oncology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
End of advertisement period
May 26, 2021
Ref
503886
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Clinical Oncology (21600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (RO)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the Department of Clinical Oncology (Ref: 503886), to commence as soon as possible on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a higher degree in Biostatistics or Bioinformatics, preferably with relevant work experience and an excellent track record of publications.  They should be responsible, organized and self-motivated; and have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, and the ability to work independently and in a team.  The appointee will work closely with clinicians and cancer scientists in the Department to prepare reports, analyze data, train and supervise junior research staff, and perform any other duties as assigned by the Department Head.  Those with less qualification/experience may be considered for appointment as ARO.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for RO or 10% of basic salary for ARO.  For RO, housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from May 12, 2021 and continue until May 26, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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