Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
02 Aug 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 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: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (25900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (Ref.: 507808), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a quantitative field including, but not limited to, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Public Health, Epidemiology, and Computational Biology.  The appointee will conduct research in Dr. Zhonghua Liu’s group.  Current topics of the group include biostatistics, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, causal mediation analysis, and Mendelian randomization.  Information about Dr. Liu and his Department can be obtained at and respectively. 

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 University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a one-page research statement, and contact information of two referees.  They should also arrange two reference letters to be sent to Dr. Liu (e-mail: directly by the referees.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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