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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Population Mental Wellness

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 499481
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Population Mental Wellness in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 499481), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, psychology, behavioural science, cognitive science, or a field relevant to the study of population mental wellness. They should have a track record of high-quality epidemiologic research on population mental health; demonstrated leadership in building and managing multidisciplinary international collaborative projects; expertise in analysing large and complex datasets; and competence in mentoring early career researchers and research students.  

The appointee will play a major role in implementing an interdisciplinary research programme on population mental wellness.  He/She will lead and conduct research; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate/postgraduate programmes; mentor junior research staff and students; and contribute to administrative, operational and other duties as assigned.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on January 29, 2020 and continue until June 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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