THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Jun 18, 2021
End of advertisement period
Aug 31, 2021
Ref
504310
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 the School of Public Health (Ref.: 504310), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or a related discipline, with a strong background in infectious disease epidemiology, surveillance and control. They should have experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Relevant research experience in statistical or mathematical analysis of infectious disease dynamics would be desirable.  The appointee will conduct independent research, work with a research team to forecast future levels of influenza and COVID-19 in the community, and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/. Information about our COVID-19 research can be obtained at https://covid19.sph.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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on July 2, 2021 possible and continue until August 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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