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Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care

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

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine (22500)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 525737), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in health sciences, public health, epidemiology, or other related disciplines, with at least two years of post-doctoral research experience. They should demonstrate strong competency in quantitative data analysis and interpretation, and have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese. They should have a strong background in healthcare research and track record of publications. Relevant experience in leading and coordinating large-scale research projects in the field of clinical care and/or public healthcare will be advantageous. Experience in teaching undergraduate level courses on health-related topics will also be desirable.

The appointee will lead a team to conduct research studies that aims to evaluate and improve the delivery of public healthcare services in Hong Kong. He/She will assist with the planning, coordination, and implementation of research projects using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Other responsibilities include preparing presentations, manuscripts, and reports; supervising junior research staff, collaborating with community partners and external stakeholders; and performing any other relevant tasks as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Prof. Eric Wan (yfwan@hku.hk).

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. indicating the name and correspondence details of two referees. Review of applications will start on March 1, 2024 and continue until March 15, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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