Ref.: 201701797
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in data science in Community Child Health
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Closing Date: February 28, 2018


Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow specialized in data science 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 in the area of statistics, data science or related fields with expertise in handling large datasets.  The appointee would be involved in various projects in community child health, including large-scale community-based early childhood intervention project in Hong Kong, under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Ip and his collaborators in medical, social welfare, education, psychology 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.