THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

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

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/ Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.:512329), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subjected to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in the environmental health science, biomedical engineering, medical science, materials science or a related discipline. They should have a good command of spoken and written English; good interpersonal, organizational, and communicational skills; and a strong sense of responsibility. Experience in material characterization, environmental and/or human sample analysis, and cell/animal experiments is an advantage. Preference will be given to those who are immediately available.

The appointee will work on research projects related to air pollution panel study and cancer epidemiology with an aim to identify the carcinogenic agents in coal and its emissions and elucidate the carcinogenesis mechanisms. He/She will plan and conduct laboratory work, interpret and present results, write research reports, and perform other administrative tasks as assigned.

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., together with a cover letter and a list of relevant research publications. Review of applications will start on April 19, 2022 and continue until May 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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