Research Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2021
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: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502802), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis or on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D.Sc., Dr.P.H. or equivalent) in public health, psychology, communication or social sciences. They should have an excellent track record evidenced by research publications. Preference will be given to those with experience in community-based research, applied public health and population sciences. The appointee is expected to develop programme direction and evidence-based strategies on territory-wide public mental health programmes, write reports and scientific publications, and maintain close liaison with project collaborators and partners.  Information about the School can be obtained at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with at least three reference letters.  Review of applications will start on December 24, 2020 and continue until January 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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