Research Assistant Professor / Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Health Economics
- THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
- Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
- 06 Feb 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 03 Apr 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health, Other Health & Social Care
- 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) / Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management, School of Public Health (Ref.: 519270), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis for RAP or on a two-year temporary basis for PDF, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health services research or other health-related disciplines, with post-doctoral research experiences. 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 (e.g R programming), and experience in managing research projects would be highly desirable.
The appointees will participate in interdisciplinary multi-year research programmes to evaluate i) breast cancer screening programme, (ii) genetic risk tailored cancer screening, (iii) Hong Kong genome project, (iv) multi-component District-based Caregiver support service model. There may be opportunities to work on other interdisciplinary collaborative projects on the cost-effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine allergy safety programme and spill-over impact of COVID-19 disruptions on healthcare for 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 email@example.com.
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 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 on February 20, 2023, and continue until April 3, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.