THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant - School of Public Health

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
11 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. : 201701682 

Department : School of Public Health 

Closing Date : February 28, 2018 

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201701682) (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/Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health or related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ work experience. Knowledge on multilevel modeling and ability in self-learning new statistical techniques would be an advantage. Applicants should have a strong quantitative background; experience in analysis of epidemiological data using R, STATA, SAS or other statistical packages; and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. They should also be responsible, mature, and attentive to detail, with good written and oral communication skills. Those with less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I/II. The appointees will work on a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households and be primarily responsible for applied epidemiological and/or statistical research. They will conduct statistical analyses, generate tables and figures, draft method and result sections for publications or other reports, and perform any other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to cynthyau@hku.hk. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 201701308) 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/. Review of applications will start on December 15, 2017 and continue until February 28, 2017 or until the posts are filled whichever is earlier. 

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