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School of Nursing

Research Associate / Research Assistant (two posts)

(Ref. 240305009)

[Appointment period: each for five months]


The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Acupoint herbal plasters for insomnia in peri-menopausal women”.  They will be required to:

(a)    conduct interviews with patients;

(b)    assist in general coordination/management;

(c)    assist in systematic search and review of the literature;

(d)    assist in subject recruitment and various aspects of data collection;

(e)    liaise with participants and staff to facilitate study progression and management; and 

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


Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Arts or other health-care related disciplines or a good honours degree in one of the said disciplines with at least three years of research/relevant work experience.  Applicants should also have some experience in conducting research.

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

Applicants should also have:

(a)    good computer literacy including MS Excel and Chinese word processing;

(b)    a good command of written and spoken English; and

(c)    good communication and interpersonal skills.

Preference will be given to those with research experience.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Wing Fai Yeung at telephone number 2766 4151, fax number 2364 9663 or via email at for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.

Consideration of applications will commence on 19 March 2024 until the positions are filled.

Posting date: 5 March 2024