Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Population Mental Wellness



Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Population Mental Wellness in the School of Public Health ( Ref.: 503518), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, psychology, behavioural science, cognitive science, or a field related to the study of population mental wellness. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills; and the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. They should also have a track record of high-quality epidemiologic research on population mental health; demonstrated leadership in building and managing multidisciplinary international collaborative projects; expertise in analysing large and complex datasets; and competence in mentoring early career researchers and research students.

The appointee will play a major role in implementing an interdisciplinary research programme on population mental wellness. He/She will lead and conduct research; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate/postgraduate programmes; mentor junior research staff and students; and contribute to administrative, operational and other duties as assigned. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php

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, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 April 9, 2021 and continue until June 30, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Mar 25, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Jun 30, 2021 (HK Time)

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