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School of Nursing

Research Associate / Research Assistant

(Ref. 240222007)

1. Research Associate
     [Appointment period: six months initially, with possibility of further appointment]

2. Research Assistant 
     [Appointment period: six months initially, with possibility of further appointment]

Duties 

The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Improving post-acute stroke follow-up care by adopting telecare consultations in a nurse-led clinic during COVID-19 and beyond: A hybrid type 2 implementation-effectiveness randomized trial”.  They will be required to:

(a) assist in recruiting patients and collecting data;

(b) liaise with participants and community/hospital staff to facilitate the study progression and management;

(c) perform statistical analysis;

(d) conduct interviews with participants and community/hospital staff; and

(e) perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or his/her delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Management, Statistics, Psychology, Nursing or other related disciplines or a good honours degree in one of the said disciplines with at least three years of research/relevant work experience.

Applicants for the Research Assistant post should have an honours degree in one of the said disciplines or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants should also:

(a) have experience in both quantitative and qualitative data analysis;

(b) have experience in interviewing people;

(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese;

(d) have good interpersonal and communication skills;

(e) be able to work independently in community, university and/or hospital; and

(f) be interested in working with elderly and youth.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Arkers K. C. Wong at telephone number 3400 3805, fax number 2364 9663 or via email at arkers.wong@polyu.edu.hk for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  


Consideration of applications will commence on 7 March 2024 until the positions are filled.



Posting date: 22 February 2024