THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2021
Ref
504606
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: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 504606), to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-¬≠year fixed¬≠-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related disciplines; (ii) distinguished academic credentials and strong research track record; (iii) demonstrated ability to foster interdisciplinary research; and (iv) proven experience in teaching and supervising research students. The appointee is expected to contribute to the established strengths of the School in various public health research programmes in the field of infectious diseases epidemiology. He/She will conduct high-impact research, lead community studies of individual immunity and population immunity, publish original research articles in impactful journals, and secure external competitive grants. He/She will also undertake teaching duties and supervise postgraduate students.

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 will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., together with a summary of 4 most significant papers and a 1-page description of their independent research programme. They should also provide details of 3 referees who could comment on their academic abilities and scholastic potential.  Review of applications will start on August 4, 2021 and continue until August 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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