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Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Research Assistant

(Ref. 240125017)

[Appointment period: twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “A mobile application for early detection and symptoms trajectories of postpartum depression using ecological momentary assessment (EMA)”.  He/She will be required to:

(a)    assist in a mobile app-based assessment and intervention project including recruitment of subjects, organising study logistics and conducting assessments and interviews;

(b)    perform data entry, data analysis and prepare reports; 

(c)    conduct literature search and draft manuscript; and

(d)    perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader.


Applicants should:

(a)    have an honours degree or above in Psychology, Counselling, Psychiatry, Public Health, Nursing, Rehabilitation or a health-related discipline or an equivalent qualification;

(b)    have a good command of written English and spoken Chinese, with fluency in Cantonese;

(c)    have good communication skills; and

(d)    be sensible, empathetic and able to work independently and responsibly. 

Preference will be given to those with relevant background in mobile app-based research and experience in working with patients with mental illness. 

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Jessie Jingxia Lin at tel no. 2766 6718 or email for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. 

Consideration of applications will commence on 1 February 2024 until the position is filled.  

Posting date: 25 January 2024