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Research Assistant in the Department of Biomedical Sciences (Appointment for 3 months with possibility of extension) [Ref. C/R/290/09]



Precision Prediction Models of COVID-19


  1. Assist with analytical and prediction model building using machine learning techniques;
  2. Deploy analytical models at partnering organizations (e.g. hospitals) and evaluate the effectiveness of the models; and
  3. Assist with administrative and/or logistics issues related to the Project.



A Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Molecular Epidemiology/Computational Biology/Computer Sciences with no more than a total of 6 years of service at the University.  Highly self-driven, innovative with excellent written and spoken communication skills in English required.  Experience with prediction model building using machine learning algorithms and data analysis with electronic health records preferred.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 20 December 2020.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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