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Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Health Economics

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 524626), to commence as soon as possible for one year on temporary terms basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health economics, biostatistics, computer sciences, or a related quantitative discipline. They must be proficient in data analysis using statistical or computer modelling software, such as R.  They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and a demonstrated record of publishing academic research papers.  They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Those with a Master’s degree with at least 1 year's post-qualification experience may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.

The appointee will participate in an interdisciplinary multi-year health economics and health policy research programme on population health, including modelling the long-term spill over impact of COVID-19 on non-communicable disease outcomes, analysing healthcare utilization, assessing cost-effectiveness of screening, and evaluating public health interventions.  He/She will oversee literature reviews, process and analyse data, prepare manuscript and reports, liaise with external parties, supervise junior research staff, assist in the development of new research initiatives, and perform other research-related duties as assigned.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor 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 University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will start from February 9, 2024 and continue until March 29, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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