THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Research Officer in Community Child Health

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

Assistant Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) (several posts) in Community Child Health 

Ref.  :  201701795 

Department  :  Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 

Closing Date  :  February 28, 2018  
 
Assistant Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) (several posts) in Community Child Health of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref.: 201701795) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or Master's degree in Community Child Health, Social Science, Public Health, Education, Psychology, Child and Adolescent Development, or related disciplines, with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in project management and programme development. They should have strong leadership and management skills for multidisciplinary teams, excellent command of written English, and good coordination, communication and interpersonal skills. Experiences in managing large-scale projects would be highly desirable. The appointee will coordinate a large-scale school and community-based multidisciplinary project on comprehensive early childhood intervention in under-privilege areas in Hong Kong. They will also work closely with the project partners from health, social welfare, education and private sectors for smooth project execution, and maintain close liaison within and beyond project team members and partners. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Patrick Ip (e-mail: patricip@hku.hk) or Miss Janet Chan (e-mail: janetcm@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 Miss Greeny Chan of the School (email: greenyc@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 February 28, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on staff 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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