THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Population Immunity to Influenza

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Tuesday, 20 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 30 November 2020
Ref
502372
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Population Immunity to Influenza in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502372), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in infectious disease epidemiology and public health. They should have a keen interest in designing and conducting epidemiological studies on infectious disease epidemiology, particularly on immunity to influenza after natural infections and vaccinations. They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Experience in conducting school- or community-based studies would be an advantage.

The appointee will research on the epidemiology of influenza, COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. He/She will be involved in all research processes, including grant applications, research planning and implementation, supervision of junior research staff and postgraduate students, data analysis, report and paper writing, and development of his/her own research programme.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500073) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  together with a relevant research publication.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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