Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer, Department of Psychiatry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
21 May 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Psychiatry (21500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (RO)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 495705), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in psychology, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, clinical psychology, or other related disciplines, with at least 5 years’ experience in research programme management.  They should have an excellent command of written English, strong leadership and management skills, good coordination, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team. The appointee will coordinate various component projects in the Psychosis Studies and Intervention Team.  He/She will assist the Principal Investigators in managing the operational, coordination and logistical aspects of a wide range of research processes and activities.  He/She will liaise with site partners and funding agencies, coordinate on-site assessments, manage clinical data, assure data quality, draft reports, and handle ethical review applications and processes.  Those with less experience may be appointed 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 up to 10% of basic salary for ARO.  For RO, housing benefits will also 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 on June 4, 2019 and continue until June 18, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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