Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant in Public Health

University of Hong Kong School of Public Health

Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 499247

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)

Categories: Research Support Staff

Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 499247) (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 or above in public health, social sciences, psychology, or related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ work experience. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). They should be responsible, mature, organized, and attentive to details. Those with less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I/II.

The appointee will work on a large population-based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households with a focus in The World Health Organization World Mental Health Composite International Diagnostic Interview (WHO WMH-CIDI) for the assessment of mental disorders. He/She will assist in field work, coordinate projects, recruit participants, prepare publications and reports, and perform general administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 498611) 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 appointment 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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until February 29, 2020, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Dec 13, 2019 (HK Time)
Applications close:Feb 29, 2020 (HK Time)

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