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

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Sep 07, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)/Senior Research Assistant (SRA) (several posts) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 507988), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year temporary basis for PDF and on a two-year fixed-term  basis for SRA, with the possibility of renewal. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health services research or other health-related disciplines. Those with a Master’s degree plus at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience may be considered for appointment as SRA. They should have a demonstrated record of academic research publications; strong quantitative background; and an excellent command of written and spoken English. They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. Expertise in biostatistics/health economic outcomes research; proficiency in analysing and visualising large and complex datasets using R; and experience managing research projects would be highly desirable.

The appointees will participate in an interdisciplinary multi-year research programme modelling the long-term spill-over impact of COVID-19 on non-communicable diseases and population health. They will plan and coordinate the research project, analyse data, prepare reports and publications, supervise junior research staff, and perform other duties as assigned. There will be opportunities to work with health professionals to develop a career in health services research. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Jianchao Quan at Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503570 and 504071) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

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 on September 20, 2021, and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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