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School of Nursing

Research Associate / Research Assistant

(Ref. 240517006)

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

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


The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “#StayOkayHK: A universal public health initiative to promote stay-at-home during COVID-19”.  They will be required to:

(a)    assist in conducting literature review and database searching;

(b)    provide support in system development, content creation and data collection;

(c)    carry out preliminary data analysis;

(d)    draft progress and final reports; and

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

The appointees may be required to work outside office hours.


Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health, or other health-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 above-mentioned disciplines or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants should also have:

(a)    experience in coordinating research projects:

(b)    proficiency in SPSS, Microsoft Office software and Chinese word processing;

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

(d)    good interpersonal and communication skills. 

Preference will be given to those with experience in social media management or marketing and advertising. 

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Grace W. K. Ho at telephone number 3400 3918 or via email at for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.


Consideration of applications will commence on 31 May 2024 until the positions are filled.

Posting date: 17 May 2024