Post-doctoral Fellow in Life Course Epidemiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
21 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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 in Life Course Epidemiology in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 496936), to commence in September 2019 for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, epidemiology, genetics, or other relevant disciplines. A track record of publications would be an advantage but not essential. Preference will be given to those with experience in implementation of microbiome analyses, machine learning to generate trajectories, or Mendelian randomization. The appointee will work on the “Children of 1997” birth cohort, one of the flagship cohorts of the School of Public Health. They will make use of the birth cohort to address important global health questions, including the role of diet, the microbiome, and growth trajectories in physical and mental health, coupled with cutting edge techniques such as –omics, genetics, and machine learning. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to the School at

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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on July 11, 2019 and continue until July 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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