THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacoepidemiology

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
26 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacoepidemiology in the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research 

Ref.  :  201800113 

Department  :  Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
 
Closing Date  :  April 30, 2018 
 
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacoepidemiology in the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Health Economics, Computer Science or related disciplines.  They should have excellent quantitative and analytic skills with knowledge in pharmacoeconomics and/or pharmacoepidemiology, especially on drug utilization research.  They should also be detail-oriented with strong communication and writing skills, and have the ability to work in a team environment and handle multiple tasks.  Experience with the management of large data sets and complex analyses using R, SAS or other software will be an advantage.  The appointee will work on multiple pharmacoeconomics and/or pharmacoepidemiology projects, including the analyses of cost-effectiveness, budget impact, burden of disease and willingness-to-pay data.  Training opportunities will be provided for advanced methods on pharmacoeconomics and or/pharmaepidemiology in areas such as cardiology, gastroenterology, neuropsychiatry, antimicrobials and endocrinology.  Information about the Centre is available at http://www.pharma.hku.hk/sweb/CSMPR/.        
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a cover letter, a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. Esther Chan of the Centre at csmpr@hku.hk.  Please specify the post and job reference number in the email subject.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on February 8, 2018 and continue until April 30, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

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