Ref.: 201800425
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: June 22, 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.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800097) need not re-apply.

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 April 6, 2018 and continue until June 22, 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.