THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow - School of Public Health

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

Post-doctoral Fellow

Ref.  :  201800259

Department  :  School of Public Health

Closing Date  :  March 30, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health, 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 with a very strong background in biostatistics, infectious disease epidemiology, statistical inference, statistical simulation and programming. They should also have excellent communication skills, teaching and knowledge sharing experience, a strong record of research productivity, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Applicants with more than two years of experience in infectious disease research and statistical modelling will be considered favourably.  The appointee will focus on modelling influenza transmission dynamics in households and in the community, and study designs for monitoring vaccine effectiveness.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.

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 School at sphhr@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 start on March 12, 2018 and continue until March 30, 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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