Research Officer/Scientific Officer

Hong Kong University
March 02, 2023
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Research Officer/Scientific Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 517415 Work type: Full-time Department: School of Public Health (22400) Categories: Academic-related Staff Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer / Scientific Officer in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 517415) , to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in psychiatric epidemiology, biostatistics, public population health or related disciplines. They should have a strong quantitative background with relevant post-doctoral experience in analysing large scale data using advanced quantitative methods and demonstrated expertise in applying cutting-age methods to epidemiology and development of mental health over the life course. Proficiency in longitudinal analyses, multilevel modelling, data visualisation, and state-of-the-art statistical and epidemiological models are required. They should be self- motivated; highly committed; have excellent written and oral communication skills; and able to work well both independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team.

The appointee is expected to lead projects making use of a large population- based cohort with over 46,000 participants in 20,000 households; real-time monitoring of population well-being; and identify and develop advanced epidemiological and biostatistics methods. The appointee will contribute to other projects in our group; conduct power/sample size estimation; generate tables and figures for reports and presentations; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; contribute to data management; provide guidance to PhD students and data analysts; and assist in general administrative, operational and other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Information about the School can be obtained at https: //

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 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 also 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 and academic transcripts. Review of applications will start December 2, 2022 until March 2, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Nov 18, 2022 (HK Time) Applications close: Mar 2, 2023 (HK Time)

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