Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 519304), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in microbiology, virology, or a related discipline. They should have at least five years of research experience in emerging infectious diseases, and a track record of high-quality impactful research demonstrated by publications and external grants. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua). They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team.
The appointee will lead a team to contribute to COVID-19 research projects. He/She will supervise junior research staff and students; develop his/her own research programme; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; and perform other duties as assigned. Working off-campus may be required. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Eric Yip to email@example.com. 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 appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of the basic salary.
The University only accept online application for the post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and research publication list. Review of applications will commence on February 22, 2023 and continue until May 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.