The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516482
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the
Division of Kinesiology of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516482), to
commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of
renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology, kinesiology,
exercise science, public health or related disciplines. They should have a
strong sense of responsibility and commitment, and good interpersonal,
organizational, communication and time management skills. They should be
highly motivated, attentive to details, and able to work independently and
The appointee will utilize data from large-scale prospective cohorts (e.g. UK
Biobank) to explore the relationships of genetic risk, and physical
activity/fitness/sedentary behaviour with the risk of developing common
chronic diseases. He/She will publish research findings in top-tier journals
in the fields of medicine, public health, epidemiology or kinesiology; liaise
with clinicians, genetic epidemiologists, behavioural epidemiologists,
statisticians, psychologists and other professionals; assist in research grant
applications; and/or lead clinical trials to determine the effects of genetic
risk communication and wearables on behavioural change. Enquiries about the
duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Youngwon Kim at email@example.com.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
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 September 29, 2022 and continue until December 31, 2022 , or
until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 15, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Dec 31, 2022 (HK Time)