Research Officer, School of Public Health
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.