THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Research Officer/Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
18 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Research Officer/Senior Research Assistant 
Department : School of Public Health 
Closing Date : November 30, 2017 
Ref. : 201701112 
 
Assistant Research Officer/Senior Research Assistant in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201701112) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Health, Social Sciences, Computer Science/Informatics or related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ experience in health and/or social sector, community-based research, as well as public health and population sciences research. Registered Social Worker with recognized degree in Social Work and/or experience in health and medical institutions will be an advantage.  Applicants should have good leadership, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of social and education sectors, the ability to work closely with a multidisciplinary team and external parties, including academics, social service groups, politicians, etc. Applicants with less qualifications and/or experience will be considered as Senior Research Assistant. The appointee will be primarily responsible for coordinating an innovation research project on family and ICT behaviors, maintaining close liaison with collaborators and partners, overseeing data collection and entry, supervising research support staff, coordinating production of research paper/reports, and performing any other duties assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sphhr@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2017 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.