Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health
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 the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502260), 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 epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or a related discipline, with a very strong background in infectious disease epidemiology, surveillance and control. They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a strong record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Research experience in infectious disease epidemiology would be desirable. The appointee will conduct independent research, work with a research team on influenza virus and COVID-19 projects, and perform other duties as assigned. Information about our COVID-19 research can be obtained at https://covid19.sph.hku.hk/. 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.
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 October 12, 2020 and continue until November 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.