THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
25 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Ref
515834
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (21100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 515834), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis or on a one-year temporary basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in medical science, public health or related disciplines with proven knowledge of both biological and social science and substantial experience in statistical analysis and laboratory research. They should have a strong quantitative background and relevant post-doctoral experience in conducting and managing community research and clinical studies with demonstrated expertise in the analysis of large and complex datasets. They should also be self-motivated, highly committed, and able to work well both independently and in groups. The appointee will participate in molecular/cellular-based and cohort studies. He/she will assist in managing research projects; preparing scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; performing data analysis; providing general administrative and operational support; liaising and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders; and performing other duties as assigned. Post-doctoral experience in clinical studies and grant applications is essential.

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 on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V and academic transcripts. Review of applications will start on August 2, 2022 and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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