Assistant Research Officer/Senior Research Assistant, School of Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Aug 27, 2021
End of advertisement period
Oct 31, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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

Assistant Research Officer/Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 508094) (to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, and with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in health policy or health services research with at least five years’ public health experience. They should have a strong quantitative background; proficiency using R, SAS or other statistical packages; and an excellent command of written and spoken English. A demonstrated record of academic research publications and grants, and expertise in the analysis of large and complex health datasets would be highly advantageous. Preference will be given to those with experience in vaccine safety reporting systems, developing simulation models for health outcomes research, and conducting health policy evaluations.

The appointee will assist in an interdisciplinary multi-year research programme to evaluate a vaccine safety programme to improve COVID-19 vaccination coverage and health outcomes. The appointee will plan and coordinate the research project, analyse data, prepare reports and publications, supervise junior research staff, and perform other duties as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualification 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 September 9, 2021, and continue until October 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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