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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) - FAMILY Cohort, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Full-time position
Closing Date: April 4, 2018
Job #12245
Posted: February 4, 2018
Description:

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (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 Bachelors/Masters 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.

 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

 

Applicants should send an up-to-date C.V. to the School at cynthyau@hku.hk.