Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health
- THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
- Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
- 20 Jan 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 30 Apr 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health, Other Health & Social Care
- Contract Type
- Fixed Term
- Full Time
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 519083) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)
Applicants should have a Master’s degree or above in public health, nursing, health sciences or medicine-related disciplines. They should have at least 1 year’s post-qualification work experience in clinical or community-based research especially with elderly people. Experience in participant recruitment from the community and organizing clinical follow-ups with blood collection will be a significant advantage. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese. They should have good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills and a strong sense of responsibility. They should be able to multi-task and work independently, and also be highly motivated and attentive to details.
The appointee will work on the “Hong Kong Elderly Biobank” research project. He/She will be responsible for project coordination, participant recruitment via telephone, data collection through face-to-face interviews across territory-wide community health centres in Hong Kong, and performing administrative tasks as assigned. This post will allow applicants to gain excellent practical experience in the medical and public health field. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Maggie Kwok (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms 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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commerce on February 6, 2023 and continue until April 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.