THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Global Health Policy and Evaluation

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
13 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Ref
492408
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: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Global Health Policy and Evaluation in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 492408), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in health policy, health services research, health economics or a related discipline. They should have proven track record of high-quality scholarly research in the respective field, undergraduate/postgraduate teaching, and grant success. Those with experience in global health policy, evaluation, healthcare financing and systems are strongly preferred. For appointment as Associate Professor, applicants should also demonstrate outstanding research achievement, evidence of international recognition, and leadership in teaching, curriculum development and/or research postgraduate education. The appointee is expected to contribute to the established strengths of the School in health systems and policy research, healthcare human resources planning, national health accounts, health equity, cost effectiveness and decision analysis, and global health policy and governance. He/She will play a key role in driving the strategic development of an academic division including research scholarship; teaching and leadership training programmes in global health and development; and contributing to the enhancement and development of medical and health science courses in the Faculty. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 December 1, 2018 and continue until February 28, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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