Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Public Health (several posts) (Ref.: 518892), 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, experience in knowledge sharing, a strong record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Relevant research and work experience in infectious disease epidemiology would be desirable.
The appointee will work with a research team to study transmission of respiratory infections in the community and in specific settings such as schools, analyse large and complex datasets, and perform other duties as assigned. Post-doctoral fellows work semi-independently under the supervisor and mentorship of senior academic staff, and will have opportunities to present and publish their own research findings to their peers. Information about our COVID-19 research can be obtained at https://covid19.sph.hku.hk/. Information about the School can be obtained at http://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 January 16, 2023 and continue until February 28, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.