Research Assistant - Department of Surgery
Research Assistant I/II
Ref. : 201701696
Department : Department of Surgery
Closing Date : January 31, 2018
Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 201701696) (to commence as soon as possible for one or two year(s), with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Higher Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree, and should have good computer knowledge including MS office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and preferably SPSS (for Windows); and knowledge of statistical analysis. Those with past experience in clinical work in public hospital would have an advantage. The appointee should be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. Scope of work includes, but not limited to, subject identification and recruitment; assist surgeons in taking photos of operations and specimens; collect blood and tissue samples; contact with patients; data entry and database management etc. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref. 201700687) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments on two-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department of Surgery at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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/. Closes January 31, 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.