Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 498698), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year temporary basis for PDF, or on a two-year fixed-term basis for ARO.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research or equivalent in public health, social sciences, or related disciplines, with at least one year's experience in community-based research, public health research or population sciences research. They should have knowledge of community health promotion, and/or experience in the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in research. They should also have the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team; the ability to collaborate with external parties including academics, social service groups and politicians; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The appointee will work for the Jockey Club SMART Family-Link Project, with the aim to promote family well-being by leveraging ICT for innovative family services. He/She will coordinate research design; liaise with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data collection and management; write scientific publications and reports; supervise research staff members; and perform other duties as assigned. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 495711) need not re-apply.
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 appointments on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary for ARO.
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 October 4, 2019 and continue until December 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.