Research Assistant Professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor (RAP) in Epidemiology and BiostatisticsSchool of Public Health (Ref.: 519141), to commence as soon as possible, on a two or three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D.Sc., Dr.P.H. or equivalent) in bioinformatics, epidemiology, artificial intelligence, computer science or a related discipline. They should demonstrate (i) evidence of international recognition and scholarship; (ii) the ability to work across disciplines towards new research initiatives; (iii) a strong track record of high-quality research as indicated by publications and external grants; and (iv) a strong commitment to engage students in inquiry-based learning at postgraduate level. Research experience in the epidemiology of infectious diseases including antimicrobial resistance and other emerging/re-emerging infections would be an advantage.

The appointee will conduct epidemiological research with a focus on data generation and data analysis in particular on antimicrobial resistance to support evidence-based control policies. He/She will collate and curate massive databases from unique data resources and develop novel, deep and frontier analytics for improving public health practices. He/She will teach public health courses relevant to infectious diseases, epidemiology and biostatistics; supervise junior research staff and students; and assist in administrative, operational and other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 516191) need not re-apply.

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.

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 as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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