Ref.: 201800500
Posting Title: Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer
Department: School of Public Health
Closing Date: May 30, 2018


Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (RO)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis or on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D.Sc., Dr.P.H. or equivalent) in Statistics and Mathematical Modelling or Public Health and Health Policy.  Those with hands-on experience in health economics, labor/workforce economics and projections would be highly desirable.  The appointee will be primarily responsible for developing simulation models for health care workforce planning and forecasting.  He/She will also be required to collect and analyse data, produce reports, provide support to the daily operation of the division and perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for RO, or up to 10% of basic salary for ARO.  For RO, housing benefits will also be provided as applicable. 

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications will start on April 27, 2018 and continue until May 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.