Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
29 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2020
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: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (22500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 499347), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.   

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of health and health services.  They should have strong leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills; an excellent command of written English; and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.  Experience in large-scale research project management and development, knowledge of statistics and big data analysis would be highly desirable.  The appointee will mainly be responsible for the implementation of a 5-year large-scale project on the evaluation of the quality and outcomes of health services for non-communicable diseases, and will work closely with core project team members and partners from healthcare sectors.  He/She is expected to assist the core project team members in planning and coordinating the research project; evaluate territory-wide programmes; oversee data collection and data analysis; prepare reports and presentations; supervise research assistants; and perform other relevant tasks as assigned.  There will be ample opportunities to work with research and health professionals to develop a research career in health and health services.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Cindy Lam at  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499056) need not re-apply.    

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 applications will start as soon as possible and continue until January 24, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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