Research Assistant in Biomedical Sciences

University of Hong Kong School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Assistant I/II in the School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Hong Kong


Ref.: 499956

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)

Categories: Research Support Staff

Research Assistant I/II in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: ­­­­499956) (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 on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Statistics, Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline. They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team. Preference will be given to those with prior experience in cloud computing, machine learning, or mobile app development. The appointee will develop software for analysing large health data, including data in electronic health record, medical images, text data, and sensor data from wearable devices and smartphones (Internet of Things; IoT). For further information, please contact Dr. Joshua Ho at jwkho@hku.hk.

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

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on April 22, 2020 and continue until June 19, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 8, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Jun 19, 2020 (HK Time)