Research Assistant in Medicine
University of Hong Kong Department of Medicine
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 500437

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Medicine (20600)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 500437) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess an MPhil. degree or above in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Economics or related disciplines.  They should have a strong quantitative background; experience in analyzing statistical data through advanced programming (R, SAS, STATA or other packages); demonstrated a high level of expertise in analysis of large and complex datasets; excellent written and oral communication skills; and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.  Relevant experience in big-data manipulation or decision analytics with a track record of publications would be advantageous.

The appointee will join an internationally active team of researchers in the development studies on big-data and simulation modeling in health service, under the supervision of Dr. Shirley Li.  He/She will be responsible for application and validation methodology on electronic medical records-based cohort studies through classic and novel epidemiologic study designs; and data manipulation and visualization.  He/She will help to prepare scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; provide general administrative and operational support; and perform other duties as assigned.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Dr. Li at

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. and other relevant documents as necessary.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jun 15, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Jul 31, 2020 (HK Time)

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