THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Monday, 5 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Ref
503570
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, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant (several posts) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503570), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health economics, biostatistics, computer sciences, or a related quantitative discipline. They must be proficient in data analysis using statistical or computer modelling software, such as R. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and a demonstrated record of publishing academic research papers. They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team.

The appointees will participate in an interdisciplinary five-year health economics and health policy research programme on population health, including modelling the long-term spill over impact of COVID-19 on non-communicable disease outcomes, analysing healthcare utilization, and evaluating public health interventions. They will oversee literature reviews, process and analyse data, prepare manuscript and reports, liaise with external parties, supervise junior research staff, assist in the development of new research initiatives, and perform other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Jianchao Quan at jquan@hku.hk.

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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from April 16, 2021 and continue until June 30, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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