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Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine (22500)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526727)(to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in the field of public health, biostatistics, pharmacoepidemiology and epidemiological studies with at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience, or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years’ post-qualification experience in healthcare-related disciplines. They should be proficient in data analysis using statistical or computer modelling software, such as Stata or R.  They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and have the ability to multitask and work independently as well as in a team. They should be organized, self-motivated, and have the ability to multitask and work independently as well as in a team. Experience in large-scale research project management and development, knowledge of statistics and big data analysis would be highly desirable, and interest in pursuing postgraduate study (M.Phil. or Ph.D.) would be advantageous.

The appointee will participate in various pharmacoepidemiology and epidemiological studies to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions, medication, and health services. He/she is expected to assist the core project team in planning and coordinating research projects, evaluate territory-wide programs, oversee data collection and analysis, prepare reports and presentations, supervise research assistants, and perform other relevant tasks as assigned. There will be many opportunities to collaborate with research and health professionals to develop a research career in health and health services. If you have any questions about the duties of this post, please contact Prof. Eric Wan at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

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 31, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


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