Research Assistant Professor

0-2 years
7 days ago
Job Description

Job Description :

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 523104)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • publish original research articles in high-impact journals related to health economics and big data, especially in the child and elderly population
  • use various approaches to explore big data in order to evaluate the outcomes of various interventions
  • secure external competitive grants
  • perform other duties as assigned

Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy at and


  • a Ph.D. degree in in health economics, statistics, data science, epidemiology, pharmacy or other related disciplines
  • relevant post-doctoral training
  • demonstrated a deep understanding of the application of big data for outcome research and modeling (medication use and/or diseases)
  • organized, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team
  • a strong track record ofpublishing high-quality research articles is preferred

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's Careers site () and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with at least 3 reference letters. Review of applications will start on October 3, 2023 and continue until November 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

The University of Hong Kong is a public research university in Hong Kong. Founded in 1887 as the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. HKU was also the first university established by the British in East Asia.

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