Research Assistant Professor

University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
Ref.: 515461
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 515461), to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related disciplines, with post-doctoral research experience. They should have strong expertise in non-communicable diseases research, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. An excellent record of publications and/or grants, and research experience in genomics/metabolomics would be advantages.

The appointee will conduct epidemiological research with a focus on omics and genetic data of non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. He/She will develop research programmes independently; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; supervise junior research staff and students; and assist in administrative, operational and other duties as assigned. There will be opportunities for participating in the teaching of epidemiology courses. Information about the School can be obtained at . Enquires on the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Ryan Au Yeung 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 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 on July 12, 2022 and continue until December 31, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Jun 28, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Dec 31, 2022 (HK Time)

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