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Research Assistant Professor (RAP) / Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519934
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor (RAP) / Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) in the Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management, School of Public Health (Ref.: 519934), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis for RAP, or on a two-year temporary basis for PDF, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, health services research or other health-related disciplines, with post-doctoral research experiences. They should have a track record of academic research publications, strong quantitative background, and an excellent command of written and spoken English. Expertise in biostatistics/health economic outcomes research, proficiency in 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 i) breast cancer screening programme, (ii) genetic risk tailored cancer screening, (iii) Hong Kong genome project, (iv) multi-component District-based Caregiver support service model. There may be opportunities to work on other interdisciplinary collaborative projects on the cost-effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine allergy safety programme and spill-over impact of COVID-19 disruptions on healthcare for 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 Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 519270) need not re-apply.

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 15% of basic salary.

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 as soon as possible and continue until May 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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