Research Assistant / Junior Research Assistant
Department of Paediatrics
Ref : 21000079
Closing date : February 16, 2021
Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree; and (ii) an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese. Experience in clinical and/or laboratory research and using software programmes such as MS Excel, Access and SPSS will be advantageous.
The appointee will work as a part of the neonatal research team at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Shatin and the Hong Kong Children's Hospital. Duties include (a) assisting in neonatal clinical and research data collection, entry and analysis; (b) contacting parents and obtaining consent for recruitment of families to research studies or neonatal programmes; (c) handling medical records; and (d) assisting in laboratory analyses for research projects, e.g., DNA extraction, PCR testing, ELISA testing. The appointee will work in the neonatal unit of the Prince of Wales Hospital and the paediatric laboratories of both the Prince of Wales Hospital and the Hong Kong Children's Hospital. Occasional research activities may take place in other neonatal units of hospitals under the Hospital Authority.
Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year commencing March 2021, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.
Application Procedure :
Application should be made online at http://career.cuhk.edu.hk