Ref.: 201800944
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in Community Child Health
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Closing Date: August 31, 2018


Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Community Child Health in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, to commence as soon as possible on a temporary basis for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in community child health, social sciences, public health, education, psychology, statistics, child & adolescent development or other related fields, with good experience in conducting research, analyzing data, and writing papers, grant proposals and technical reports.  The appointee will participate in large scale school and community studies in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Asia-Pacific region, and work on various child health projects under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Ip and his collaborators in health, social science, education, statistics, media and various disciplines.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to

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 Miss Janet Chan at  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Review of applications and interview of candidates will start on July 12, 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.