THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

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

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Ref
515139
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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 (PDF)/Senior Research Assistant (SRA) (several posts) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 515139), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year temporary basis for PDF and on a two-year fixed-term basis for SRA, with the possibility of renewal.  

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health services research or other health-related disciplines. Those with a Master’s degree plus at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience may be considered for appointment as SRA. They should have a track record of academic research publications, strong quantitative background, and an excellent command of written and spoken English. Expertise in biostatistics/health economic outcomes research, proficiency in data analysis using R, and experience managing research projects would be highly desirable. 

The appointees will participate in interdisciplinary multi-year research programmes on population health policy and programme evaluation (including breast cancer screening, genomic medicine, COVID-19 vaccine allergy safety), modelling the indirect impacts of COVID-19 on non-communicable diseases. They will coordinate research projects, analyse data, prepare reports/publications, supervise junior research staff, and perform other duties as assigned.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Jianchao Quan at jquan@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on June 20, 2022, and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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