THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer in Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
12 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2018
Ref
201801454
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.

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (RO)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis or a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D.Sc., Dr.P.H. or equivalent) in statistics, mathematical modelling, public health or health policy. Hands-on experience in health economics, labor/workforce economics and projections would be highly desirable. The appointee will primarily be responsible for developing simulation models for healthcare workforce planning and forecasting. He/She will be required to collect and analyze data, produce reports, provide support to the daily operation of the research team, and perform other duties as assigned by the supervisors.

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 15% of basic salary for RO, or up to 10% of basic salary for ARO. For RO, housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sphhr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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