THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
04 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
512290
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 512290), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in health policy or health services research, with at least five years’ work experience in public health research and a good publication track record. They should have a strong quantitative background; proficiency using R, SAS or other statistical packages; and an excellent command of written and spoken English. Preference will be given to those with proven expertise in microsimulation modelling, time-series analysis, and data visualisation. A demonstrated record of conference presentations and research grants would be highly advantageous. 

The appointee will oversee several research projects in health economics and policy, supervise a research team, and lead interdisciplinary research to evaluate a vaccine safety programme. He/She will analyse data, draft publications, manage budgets, report to funding agencies, liaise with international collaborators, and perform other duties as assigned. 

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 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. Review of applications will start on April 19, 2022, and continue until June 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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