Ref.: 201800097
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in infectious disease epidemiology, statistical inference, dynamical systems and computer programming. They should also have excellent communication skills, 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 modelling will be considered favourably.  The appointee will focus on modelling the spread and control of a wide range of infectious diseases including influenza, hand-foot-and-mouth disease, and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.   Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Joseph Wu at joewu@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 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/Closes February 28, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.