Research Associate - The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Shatin Area

Job Highlights
Master or above
Education / Research
Full Time
Job Description
Applications are invited for:-

The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care

Research Associate

(Ref. 21000139)

The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care is inviting passionate talents to join its multidisciplinary research team focus on knowledge creation and insight extraction from massive datasets. Some of the world-leading research projects you may be involving are (1) employing machine learning model to study diseases prevention; (2) using deep learning in dementia; and (3) using artificial intelligence platforms to enhance physicians’ work efficiency.

Applicants should have (i) a Master’s degree or above in Statistics, or a related discipline; (ii) at least four years’ post-qualification relevant work experience; (iii) knowledge of statistical modelling and/or machine learning as well as proficiency in related programming languages, preferably R or Python; and (iv) self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as a team. Applicants with Bachelor’s degree may be appointed as Research Assistant.

The appointee will carry the job title of ‘Data Scientist’. Duties include (a) providing statistical support to research projects related to health, including data collection, analysis and management; (b) preparing data collection instruments and protocol, selecting data samples and ensuring data quality; (c) using statistical software or programming skills to analyse data, produce insightful graphs and tables; (d) assisting in the preparation of research papers publication; (e) assisting in project planning; (f) supervising and managing junior research staff; and (g) performing other job-related ad-hoc tasks.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one or two years, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

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