THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Nursing

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
20 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2020
Ref
499123
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 Nursing (20800)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Nursing (Ref.: 499123), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in public health, nursing, social sciences, statistics or related disciplines.  They should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team.  Preference will be given to those with a track record of planning and implementing observational studies or complex randomized controlled trials.  Strong statistical background and experiences in handling large databases with STATA, SAS or SPSS would be highly desirable.  The appointee will participate in research related to tobacco control and smoking cessation.  He/She is expected to write academic publications, research proposals and reports.  Research training opportunities will be provided.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Derek Cheung at derekcheung@hku.hk.

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 application will start on December 4, 2019 and continue until February 28, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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