The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF) was set up on 8 March 2005 as a non-profit charitable organisation dedicated to mitigating the threat of breast cancer to the local community through education, support as well as research and advocacy. The mission of the HKBCF is to: promote public awareness...

The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF) was set up on 8 March 2005 as a non-profit charitable organisation dedicated to mitigating the threat of breast cancer to the local community through education, support as well as research and advocacy.

The mission of the HKBCF is to:

  • promote public awareness of breast cancer and the importance of breast health;
  • support breast cancer patients on their road to recovery; and
  • advocate better breast health and cancer care in Hong Kong.

Research Assistant

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
North Point
Benefits General holidays, Dental plan, 5-day week, Medical plan, Paternity leave
Industry Charity / NGO / Non-Profit Org / Social Services
Job function Government / Social Service > Others
Medical Services > Pharmaceutical
Published On 23/08/2019

Job descriptions:

1.    Assist Research Officer and supervise Data Officer in the following duties relating to collecting patients’ data-

  • conducting interviews with patients in a professional manner,
  • adopting an efficient and smooth data collection procedure,
  • ensuring all questions in the questionnaires are answered with no inconsistencies,
  • achieving a high response rate;

2.    Assist Research Officer in the following duties relating to Breast Cancer Research Centre (BCRC)

  • designing, editing and consistency checking rules to ensure data in Hong Kong Breast Cancer Registry (HKBCR) are correct and consistent,
  • compiling statistics based on HKBCR using statistical software,
  • summarising and analysing statistical information, and conducting research studies,
  • preparing draft reports on research findings in both Chinese and English,
  • compiling HKBCR Annual Report;

3.    Construct/update statistical database and write up relevant reports for Breast Health Centre and Breast Cancer Support Centre;

4.    Assist Research Officer in carrying out administrative and management duties when necessary;

5.    Deliver any other duties as assigned by Research Officer and other senior officers.

Requirements:

1.    A good Bachelor or a higher degree from a recognised university, and completed university courses on research methodology and/or medical or healthcare related studies;

2.    At least 1 years professional experience in

  • conducting research work, preferably in the areas of medical and/or social investigations,
  • using MS applications (WORD, EXCEL, PPT)
  • performing statistical computation using software e.g. SPSS, SAS,
  • summarising and analysing statistical information,
  • writing reports on research findings, in both English and Chinese;

3.    Good communication ability, in Chinese and English, spoken and written.