Research Assistant in Community Child Health

University of Hong Kong Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in Community Child Health Unit in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (21100)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in Community Child Health in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref: 503126) (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 degree or above in nutrition, community child health, or other healthcare-related disciplines. Those with a background in the study of nutrition are highly preferred. Research experience would be an advantage.  Applicants should have a good command of written English and Chinese; proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; and good problem-solving, communication, organizational, and administrative skills.  They should be self-motivated, highly committed, and able to work in a team and to coordinate research activities independently. The appointees will support the daily operations of a large-scale school- and community-based multidisciplinary project.  They will perform fieldwork in different settings; collect and input data; prepare reports and presentations; provide administrative support; and perform other duties as assigned. Working outside normal office hours may be required occasionally.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointments on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and academic transcripts.  Review of applications will start on February 19, 2021 and continue until March 12, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jan 29, 2021 (HK Time)

Applications close:Mar 12, 2021 (HK Time)

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