THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Associate/Research Assistant I, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
07 May 2021
End of advertisement period
15 May 2021
Ref
503930
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Full-time / Part-time Research Associate / Research Assistant I in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 503930), to commence as soon as possible for one year with the possibility of renewal up to 4 years subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Science, Biological Science, Medical Sciences, Biotechnology, or related disciplines, preferably with at least one year’s post-qualification experience. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in handling clinical research or clinical trials on pharmaceutical, medical device, biologics, or cell-based products. They should be sensible; mature; attentive to details; able to multitask with good and effective organizational and time management skills; and able to work in a multidisciplinary environment by coordinating among clinicians, scientists, engineers, industries and regulatory agents. They should also have a strong sense of responsibility, good communication and interpersonal skills.

The appointee will be responsible for coordinating clinical trial and related matters; planning for subject recruitment, treatment, assessment and investigation schedules; participating in data collection, entry and organization; conducting questionnaires; administering documentation associated with clinical trial management, ethics submission and regulations; and performing other associated duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor B. Chan at bpchan@hku.hk. Applicants with higher qualifications may be considered for appointment as Research Associate.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits, if applicable. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

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 as soon as possible and continue until May 15, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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