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Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 494411), to commence as soon as possible on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in infectious disease epidemiology, data sciences, or a related discipline. They should have proven capacity in research, solid research experience in communicable and/or non-communicable disease modelling, and a track record of high-quality impactful research indicated by publication record and external grants. The appointee will work on mathematical and statistical modeling of a wide range of diseases such as influenza, hand-foot-and-mouth disease, HPV, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer and breast cancer. He/She will help supervise the junior research staff and students in the group; develop his/her own research programme; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; provide teaching support to postgraduate or undergraduate programmes; and perform other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Joseph Wu at

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 appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling 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 application will start on April 25, 2019 and continue until May 9, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Apr 11, 2019 (HK Time)
Applications close: May 9, 2019 (HK Time)

Early career faculty
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Closing date
May 9th, 2019
Posted on
April 12th, 2019 16:37
Last updated
April 12th, 2019 16:37