Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor jointly held in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 503550), 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 modelling (medication use and/or diseases), with an excellent track record of 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 April 14, 2021 and continue until April 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.