Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer, Department of Psychiatry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
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.: 499163), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Master's degree or above in psychology, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, clinical psychology or related disciplines, with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in research 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. Those with less experience may be appointed as ARO.

The appointee will coordinate various component projects in the Psychosis Studies and Intervention Team.  He/She is expected to assist the primary investigators to manage the operational, coordination and logistical aspects of a wide range of research processes and activities.  They will liaise with site partners and funding agencies, coordinate on-site assessments, manage clinical data, assure data quality, draft reports, and implement ethical review applications and processes.

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 December 16, 2019 and continue until January 5, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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