Research Assistant in Psychiatry

University of Hong Kong Department of Psychiatry

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502174
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychiatry (21500)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 502174) (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, and with the possibility of renewal)

The appointees will participate in a 4.5-year large-scale multidisciplinary research and community youth mental health project. It is Hong Kong’s first territory-wide initiative to build a youth-specific and youth-friendly mental health platform that provides timely preventive intervention to youth with distress and risk for mental health deterioration. The project will transform current youth services and provide a framework for future developments in youth mental health and youth-focused services both locally and internationally.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in psychology, social science, or healthcare-related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, a strong commitment to high quality research, good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize work and maintain a high level of effectiveness. 

The appointee will assist in the development and management of the research component of the project. He/She will conduct literature reviews; prepare questionnaires; collect, input and analyse data; conduct assessments with participants; and perform other duties as assigned. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 501740) need not re-apply.

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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Sep 22, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close:Nov 15, 2020 (HK Time)

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