Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research

  • The University of Hong Kong
  • Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
  • Nov 03, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Safe Medication Practice and Research of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 508692), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public health, biostatistics, health economics, data science or a related field. They should have knowledge of pharmacoepidemiology and/or pharmacoeconomics, excellent quantitative and analytic skills, and strong communication and writing skills. They should be detail-oriented, and able to work independently and in a team environment. Experience in the management of large data sets and complex analyses using R, SAS or other statistical tools will be an advantage.

The appointee will have the opportunity to work on impactful pharmacoepidemiology and/or pharmacoeconomics projects involving cost-effectiveness analyses, burden of disease and discrete choice experiments. Training will be provided on advanced methods in various areas such as cardiology, psychiatry, anti-infectives, cancer, and gastroenterology. The post provides an excellent opportunity for professional growth and working with a diverse and dynamic team.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Esther Chan at

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accept online application for the post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with a research publication list.  Review of applications will start on November 15, 2021 and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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