Hong Kong University

Hong Kong University

Data Analyst (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant)

Hong Kong

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Data Analyst (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 523107 Work type: Full-time Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (30002) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong

Data Analyst (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant) in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 523107)

We now invite applications for the captioned post to assist in Jockey Club Online Youth Emotional Support “Open Up” project which is funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with researches related to statistical and data analytics, modelling, natural language processing and learning research intelligence
  • Report writing, designing and building ETL pipelines from various data sources
  • Applying advanced analytical methods to solve non-routine problems
  • Visualizing the analysis in an interactive manner
  • Working closely with colleagues from different academic disciplines for project evaluation
  • Requirements

  • A good Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Statistics, Mathematics or related disciplines, with at least 3 years' working experience; or a Master's degree with 1 year's aforementioned work experience.
  • Experience is preferred in deploying and configurating virtual machines under Linux environment; handling both structured and unstructured data
  • Good knowledge of Google APIs (knowledge of Google App Script will be an advantage)
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Proficient in R, Python, SQL, and Linux bash script
  • Good analytical, organizational, communication and project management skills
  • Research experience in mental health projects in Hong Kong would be an advantage
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 1-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

    A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 3 October, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

    Advertised: Sep 18, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 3, 2023 (HK Time)

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    Job details


    Data Analyst (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant)


    Hong Kong University


    Hong Kong


    September 18, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 03, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering,Mathematics

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