Research Officer in Community Child Health 

Hong Kong (HK)
02 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Ref.  :  201701799 

Department  :  Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 

Closing Date  :  February 28, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) (several posts) in Community Child Health in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or a Master's degree in Community Child Health, Social Science, Public Health, Education, Psychology, Child & Adolescent Development or related fields, with 5 years’ relevant experience in the area of project management and programme development.  They should have strong leadership and management skills for multidisciplinary teams and coordination with partners from various sectors; strong communication and interpersonal skills; and excellent command of written English.  Experience in managing large-scale projects would be highly desirable.  The appointees will coordinate a large-scale school and community-based multidisciplinary project on comprehensive early childhood intervention in under-privileged areas in Hong Kong.  They will work closely with project partners from health, social welfare, education and private sectors to ensure smooth project execution and good communication maintained within and beyond project team members and partners.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Patrick Ip at or Miss Janet Chan at   
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 and an up-to-date C.V. to Miss Greeny Chan at, or by post to the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications and interview of candidates will start on January 19, 2018 and will continue until February 28, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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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