Research Assistant Professor in Community Child Health

Hong Kong (HK)
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Research Assistant Professor in Community Child Health

Ref.  :  201701798 
Department  :  Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Closing Date  :  February 28, 2018  

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Community Child Health in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Community Child Health, Social Science, Public Health, Education, Psychology, Statistics, Child & Adolescent Development or related fields with good experience in conducting research, analyzing data, writing papers, grant proposals and technical reports.  Those with postdoctoral experience in conducting independent research and an exceptional publication track record are preferred.  The appointee would participate in a large-scale school and community-based multidisciplinary project on comprehensive early childhood intervention in under-privileged areas in Hong Kong, and work on various child health projects under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Ip and his collaborators in medical, social welfare, education and various disciplines.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Patrick Ip at or Miss Janet Chan at   
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 and an up-to-date C.V. to Miss Greeny Chan at, or by post to the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications and interview of candidates will start on January 19, 2018 and will continue until February 28, 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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