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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) - The University of Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #12599
Posted: May 18, 2018
Description:

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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201800261) (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 Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Biochemistry or related disciplines with at least 3 years’ work experience. Applicants should be responsible, mature, organized, and attentive to detail, with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese/Cantonese. Those with less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I/II. The appointee will work on a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households and be primarily responsible for project management. He/She will also assist in field work and participant recruitment; assist in the preparation of publications and reports; and perform general administrative duties and any other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to cynthyau@hku.hk. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 201701683) need not re-apply.

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 School at sphhr@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 June 30, 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.