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Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Opportunity to purse PhD)

Apply now Ref.: 525973
Work type: Full-time (On-site)
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Research Staff

Research Assistant I/II (several posts) in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 525973) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. Opportunity to pursue PhD for potential candidates.)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in statistics, biostatistics, public health or a related discipline, with a keen interest in epidemiological and public health research. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and a demonstrated academic track record. They must be proficient in data analysis using statistical or mathematical software, preferably R and MATLAB. They should be organized, responsible, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team. Experience in epidemiology or public health research will be an advantage. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant II.

The appointees will assist in the development of epidemiological and/or statistical inferential frameworks for assessing the dynamics of influenza and COVID-19. He/She will conduct data collection and estimation of epidemiological parameters, with an aim to achieve better and real-time assessment of the disease dynamics and the impact of the interventions. He/She will also assist in generating the research report, write manuscripts, and perform other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr Sheikh Taslim Ali at Information about the School can be obtained at Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start on March 15, 2024 and continue until May 31, 2024, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

PhD position
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Closing date
May 31st, 2024
Posted on
March 7th, 2024 14:04
Last updated
March 7th, 2024 14:04