Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer in Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
05 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)/Research Officer (RO)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) (4 posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 492640), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year temporary basis for PDF, or on a two-year fixed-term basis for RO/ARO, 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 appointees will develop simulation models for healthcare workforce planning and forecasting.  They will collect and analyze data, produce reports, provide support the research team, and perform other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Janice Johnston at

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 appointments 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.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on December 18, 2018 and continue until January 7, 2019, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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