The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523421 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 in the Centre for Psycho-oncology Research & Teaching and the Division of Behavioural Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 523421), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in psycho-oncology and have received extensive post-doctoral training in the application of different research methods to questions in psycho-oncology. A strong publication record of psycho-oncology research and a proven ability to secure research funding are required, in addition to good interpersonal and communication skills, high motivation, and a strong sense of responsibility and commitment. The ideal candidate should also possess strong analytical skills and be proficient in statistical analysis software (including SPSS, Mplus and Rstudio). Experience in collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and a demonstrated ability to translate research findings into clinical practice would be advantageous.
The appointee will conduct high-impact research related to the field of psycho-oncology, with a focus on understanding psychosocial adaptation patterns and developing evidence-based interventions for cancer survivorship. He/she will also use various approaches to identify implementation strategies to integrate research evidence into improving cancer care services.
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.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on October 30, 2023 and continue until November 30 , 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Oct 16, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)