Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Sep 28, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 28, 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: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (22500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 508454), 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 the field of health and health services.  They should have strong leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills; an excellent command of written English; and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.  Experience in health promotion, e-health, large-scale research project management and development, and knowledge of statistics and big data analysis would be highly desirable.  The appointee will mainly be responsible for driving the research agenda of an ongoing long-term community-based health empowerment action research project for low-income families and will work closely with partners from healthcare and social service sectors.  He/She is expected to coordinate the evaluation of the outcomes of the project; oversee data collection and data analysis; prepare reports and manuscripts; supervise research assistants; and perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the academic leads of the project.  There will be ample opportunities to work with research and health professionals to develop a research career in health and health services.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Cindy Lam at  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 508079) 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 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 as soon as possible and continue until December 28, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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