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Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) / Senior Research Assistant (SRA) (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516485
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)/Senior Research Assistant (SRA) (several posts) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516485), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year temporary basis (for PDF) / fixed-term basis (for SRA), with the possibility of renewal.  

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health services research or other health-related disciplines. Those with a Master’s degree plus at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience may be considered for appointment as SRA. They should have a track record of academic research publications, strong quantitative background, and an excellent command of written and spoken English. Expertise in policy/programme evaluation, biostatistics, health economic outcomes research, data analysis (e.g. R programming), and experience in managing research projects would be highly desirable. 

The appointees will participate in interdisciplinary multi-year research programmes to evaluate the breast cancer screening programme, Hong Kong genome project, and/or assess the indirect impacts of COVID-19 on non-communicable diseases. They will coordinate research projects, analyse data, prepare reports/publications, supervise junior research staff, and perform other duties as assigned.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Jianchao Quan at jquan@hku.hk. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 515139) need not re-reapply.

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 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 15, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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