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Research Officer in the School of Public Health

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

Job Details

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 526479), to commence as soon as possible for a one-year temporary or a two-year fixed term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Master or Doctoral degree in Nursing, Social Sciences, Social Work, Statistics, Public Health or related disciplines with at least 5 years of relevant research experience. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); good communication skills; a strong sense of responsibility; good organizational skills; and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.  Preference will be given to those with experience in carrying out community health research.  Experience in handling quantitative analysis with STATA or SPSS and/or qualitative research would be distinct advantages.  

The appointee will be responsible for literature review, data management and analysis, and report drafting in a primary healthcare research project. He/She will also be responsible to train and supervise junior research staff in constructing research participants’ database, conducting various analytical work, compliance checking for NGOs’ data collection, supporting administrative duties (e.g., procurement, IRB, etc.) and performing any other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Ms. Mandy Wong at wmtmandy@hku.hk.

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 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided if applicable.

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 on May 22, 2024 and continue until June 8, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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