Post-doctoral Fellow in Population Determinants of Mental Health

Hong Kong (HK)
05 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Population Determinants of Mental Health in the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible for 2 to 3 years. The appointee must be in post on or before February 28, 2019.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D. Sc., Dr.P.H. or equivalent) in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, psychology, or related disciplines. They should have a strong quantitative background, experience in analysis of epidemiological data using R, STATA, SAS or other statistical packages, demonstrated expertise in analysis of large and complex datasets, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Proficiency in longitudinal analyses, multilevel modeling, data visualisation, and state­of­the­art statistical models would be an advantage. The appointee will be primarily responsible for applied and methodological work in epidemiological and/or statistical research, and will work with a large population­based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households. He/She will conduct power/sample size estimation; generate tables and figures for reports and presentations; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; and assist in general administrative, operational, and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Ms. Cynthia Yau 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 together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at They should also provide details of their research experience, publications, research proposals, etc. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start on June 20, 2018 and continue until August 31, 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.