THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Statistical Modelling - Early Childhood Development

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
31 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow in Statistical Modelling - Early Childhood Development

Ref.  :  201800129 
 
Department  :  Faculty of Education
 
Closing Date  :  April 16, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Statistical Modelling - Early Childhood Development in the Faculty of Education, to commence on September 1, 2018 for a period of three years.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in educational evaluation, psychology, mathematics, statistics, economics, social sciences, public health or a related analytical field with strong logical and statistical skills. They should have at least 2 years’ experience in sophisticated statistical modelling. Applicants must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.

The appointee will be responsible for utilizing existing large datasets, performing advanced statistical analysis and modelling, preparing and analyzing datasets collected from upcoming projects, as well as writing and contributing to manuscripts and grant applications. He/She will be expected to work under the supervision of Professor Nirmala Rao, Professor John Bacon-Shone and Dr. Patrick Ip.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/education.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Nirmala Rao, Faculty of Education at nrao@hku.hk

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at edufacu@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Review of applications will commence on March 19, 2018 and continue until April 16, 2018, or until the post is 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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