THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant in Health Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Ref
201800986
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Part-time Research Assistant I/II in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 201800986) (to commence as soon as possible, initially for 6-12 months)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or preferably a Master's degree in Health Sciences, Education, IT, psychology or other related discipline. They should have good organizational skills; be fluent in spoken and written Chinese; be experienced in qualitative methodology; and be proficient in academic writing of English. Those who have a track record in qualitative research with experience in interview and script analysis or with a background in health sciences would have an advantage.

The appointee will participate in a qualitative research project for patients diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. The project's aim is to investigate patient's need/concern about such condition. He/She will assist a team to conduct interviews with healthcare professions and patients; analyze the scripts of the interviews; work with a professional team on video production and administer questionnaire to patients to evaluate the efficiency of these videos; input and analyze the data collected as well as conduct thematic analysis of transcribed data which are in Chinese.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. E. Pow at rscchan@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes July 20, 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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