Research Assistant in Community Child Health

University of Hong Kong Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in Community Child Health Unit

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503416
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 Unit of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Ref: 503416) (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 child health, public health, social sciences, education, psychology or other healthcare-related discipline.  They should have a good command of written English and Chinese, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and good inter-personal, problem-solving, communication, organizational and administrative skills.  They should also be self-motivated, highly committed, and able to work in a team and to coordinate research projects independently.  The appointees will join a multidisciplinary team to assist in various large-scale epidemiological studies on COVID-19, and clinical studies in managing children and families with different backgrounds. They will collect data from schools, assist in study implementation, and perform data analysis. Specific on-the-job training will be provided.

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 March 26, 2021 and continue until May 31, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Mar 12, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:May 31, 2021 (HK Time)

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