Research Officer

Ref.: 503417
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503417), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, public health or related disciplines, with relevant post-doctoral work experience in managing large-scale research projects. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Experience in managing health-related research projects including multi-site international studies or community-based studies would be an advantage.

The appointee will join the antimicrobial resistance research group to manage and coordinate a wide range of research processes and activities. He/She will liaise with site partners and funding agencies; coordinate on-site assessment of local fieldwork operations; handle clinical specimens; manage quality assurance of data; draft reports; assist in grant administration, budget planning, financial oversight and reporting; implement ethical review applications and processes; supervise junior research staff and students; and perform other duties as assigned. 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. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with an academic transcript. Review of applications will commence from March 29, 2021 and continue until April 30, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Mar 11, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Apr 30, 2021 (HK Time)

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