THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant in Public Health

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

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) 

Ref. : 201701683  

Department : School of Public Health 

Closing Date : February 28, 2018  

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201701683) (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; or to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Biochemistry or related disciplines with at least 3 years’ work experience. Applicants should be responsible, mature, organized, and attentive to detail, with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese/Cantonese. Those with less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I/II. The appointee will work on a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households and be primarily responsible for project management. He/She will also assist in field work and participant recruitment; assist in the preparation of publications and reports; and perform general administrative duties and any other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to cynthyau@hku.hk. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 201701366) need not re-apply.

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/. Closes February 28, 2018. 

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