Research Assistant

Research Assistant

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Job Description

The CUHK Institute of Health Equity is looking for a Research Assistant to support projects on life expectancy, environmental impact on health, COVID-19, and other topics related to health equity.
Applicant should have (i) a Bachelor&rsquos degree or above in Statistics, Data Science, Public Health, Social Science or other related disciplines (ii) a self-motivated and hard-working attitude (iii) interest and skills in research and data analysis (iv) good knowledge of any statistical software (e.g. R, SPSS, STATA, Python, Microsoft Excel) (v) ability to work independently and in a team with a strong sense of responsibility and (vi) good interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in health-related statistical research (e.g., clinical data analysis, age-period-cohort modelling etc.) will be an advantage.
The appointee will be responsible for (a) data management and analysis on survey data and clinical data (b) project coordination (c) literature review and (d) administrative work.
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a public research university in Shatin, Hong Kong, formally established in 1963 by a charter granted by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It is the territory's second-oldest university and was founded as a federation of three existing colleges – Chung Chi College, New Asia College and United College – the oldest of which was founded in 1949.
CUHK is organized into nine constituent colleges and eight academic faculties, and remains the only collegiate university in the territory. The university operates in both English and Chinese, although classes in most colleges are taught in English. Four Nobel laureates are associated with the university, and it is the only tertiary institution in Hong Kong with recipients of the Nobel Prize, Turing Award, Fields Medal and Veblen Prize sitting as faculty in residence.

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