THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 11 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Ref
501758
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: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 501758), to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-year fixed term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in health economics, statistics, data science, epidemiology, pharmacy or other related disciplines.  They should demonstrate a deep understanding of the application of big data for outcome research and modeling (medication use and/or diseases), with an excellent track record in biomedical science research.  They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team.  The appointee will conduct high-impact research related to health economics and big data, especially in the child and elderly population.  They will use various approaches to explore big data in order to evaluate outcomes of various interventions.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy at wongick@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.   Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with at least three reference letters. Review of applications will start on August 6, 2020 and continue until October 31, 2020 (extended to December 31, 2020), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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