Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 508867), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology or a related discipline, with a strong background in infectious disease epidemiology, surveillance and control. They should have excellent communication skills, a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, the ability to work under pressure to meet tight timelines, the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team, and a demonstrated record of research output. They should be organized, responsible and self-motivated. Relevant research experience in managing community-based epidemiologic studies or clinical trials, and analysing data generated from such studies would be an advantage.
The appointee will work with a team to conduct community-based research on the epidemiology and vaccine responses of respiratory virus infections including COVID-19 and influenza. He/She will also conduct independent research and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/. Information about our COVID-19 research can be obtained at https://covid19.sph.hku.hk/.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
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 November 30, 2021 and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.