Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

September 22, 2022

Job Description

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 516105), to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-­year fixed­-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in computer science, epidemiology, or related disciplines; (ii) distinguished academic credentials and strong research track record; (iii) demonstrated ability to foster interdisciplinary research; and (iv) proven experience in teaching and supervising research students. The appointee is expected to contribute to the established strengths of the School in various public health research programmes in the field of infectious diseases epidemiology. He/She will conduct high-impact research, lead community studies of individual and population immunity, publish original research articles in impactful journals, secure external competitive grants, undertake teaching duties, and supervise postgraduate students.

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. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload (i) an up-to-date C.V., (ii) a summary of their 4 most significant papers, (iii) a 1-page description of their independent research programme, and (iv) the details of 3 referees who could comment on their academic abilities and scholastic potential.  Review of applications will start on September 2, 2022 and continue until October 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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