THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant - Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

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

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) 

Ref.  :  201800221 

Department  :  Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine 

Closing Date  :  March 15, 2018  
 
The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine is seeking high-calibre candidates to join the Emergency Medicine Unit (EMU) with the mission to advance the discipline through innovative education, research and clinical practice. A major focus of this Unit concerns disaster preparedness and response, particularly the clinical aspects of such.

Applications are invited for the following posts:
Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
(Ref.: 201800221) (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, with the possibility of renewal; or to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above with at least 1 year’s relevant work experience, a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), effective organizational and communication skills, IT proficiency, a strong sense of responsibility, and be able to work independently and multi-task. Preference will be given to those with experience in conducting academic research/e-learning projects in clinical/community settings. Experience in and/or knowledge of healthcare and design software would be an advantage. Those with lower academic qualifications and/or less work experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant II. The appointees will organize, carry out and coordinate clinical research/e-learning projects and related activities, liaise with project collaborators and partners, perform data management and analysis, prepare curriculum and reports, and provide administrative and technical support for the EMU.

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 Faculty at emed@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 March 15, 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.  

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