University of Washington School of Public Health
Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health - The University of Hong Kong
Closing Date: open until filled
Posted: July 23, 2018
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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 201801040) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s/Master’s 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 email@example.com. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 201800260) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefit. The appointment on two-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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/. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
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.