THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant - School of Public Health

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
04 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II  

Ref.  :  201701784 

Department  :  School of Public Health 
 
Closing Date  : February 28, 2018  

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201701784) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Statistics or related disciplines, with at least one year’s work experience preferably in Public Health. They should have a strong statistical and mathematical sense, a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team. Knowledge of statistical software (e.g. R) is required. Those with knowledge of programming or experience in data management would be considered favourably. On-the-job training will be provided. Those with less qualification and/or work experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I/II. The appointee will primarily be responsible for managing data obtained from studies on cancers and other chronic diseases; interpreting data; conducting statistical analyses; and communicating results and findings to various parties. He/She will also assist in the preparation of academic publications and reports. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to sphhr@hku.hk

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.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will continue until February 28, 2018.

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.

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