THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow/ Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
10 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Ref
502477
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 Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502477), to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research in public health, social sciences, or related disciplines, with at least one year’s experience in community-based research, public health research or population sciences research.  They should have experience in community health promotion, and/or knowledge of the application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in research.  They should also have the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team; the ability to work closely with external parties including academics, social service groups and politicians; and excellent written and spoken communication skills.

The appointee will participate in the Jockey Club SMART Family-Link Project, which aims to promote family well-being by leveraging ICT for innovative family services.  He/She will coordinate research design; liaise with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data collection and management; write scientific publications and reports; supervise junior research staff; and perform other duties as assigned.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499518) 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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on November 23, 2020 and continue until December 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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