THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
20 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2021
Ref
503745
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 in the Division of Kinesiology of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 503745), 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 exercise science, sports science, kinesiology, public health, or a relevant discipline, with a strong background in physical activity and health. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and a demonstrated record of publishing academic research papers. They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Experience in randomized controlled trial and meta-analysis will be an advantage. Relevant research experience in exercise and child health is desirable.  The appointee will participate in an interdisciplinary research programme on exercise and health, including physical activity intervention in children and adults. He/She will oversee literature reviews, collect and analyse data, prepare manuscripts and reports, liaise with external parties, mentor junior research staff, and perform other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Parco Siu at pmsiu@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 May 1, 2021, and continue until July 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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