Research Assistant in Public Health

University of Hong Kong School of Public Health

Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503748
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503748) (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, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in public health, nursing, health sciences, biology, kinesiology and/or medicine-related disciplines, with at least one year’s work experience. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), a strong sense of responsibility and commitment, and good interpersonal, organizational, communication and time management skills. They should be highly motivated, attentive to details, and able to work independently and collaboratively. Experience in research, grant applications and manuscript writing would be an advantage.

The appointee will coordinate clinical trials led by Dr. Youngwon Kim with a focus on determining the effects of genetic risk communication and wearables on healthful behaviours including physical activity. He/She will recruit research participants; collect, manage and analyse data; assist in grant applications; and prepare research articles. Irregular working hours and outdoor work may be required occasionally. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.

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., together with any supplementary materials. Closes May 31, 2021.

Advertised:Apr 21, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:May 31, 2021 (HK Time)

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