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Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
20 May 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 526101) 

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mainly assist the overall management of the project related to community pharmacy services
  • Coordinate the logistics of patient recruitment
  • Handle inquiries from related parties
  • Conduct data analysis and management
  • Prepare reports and manuscripts
  • Assist in the supervision of junior research staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • A Ph.D. degree in healthcare-related or social sciences disciplines, including but not limited to pharmacy, nursing, public health, biostatistics, health economics, psychology, social work and social administration or a related field.
  • Experience in conducting qualitative studies (e.g. patient recruitment, conducting individual and/or focus group interviews, designing questionnaires for survey studies, survey validation, data collection and analysis using qualitative methods and various tools, e.g. NVivo, Quadrics) or mixed methods will be an advantage
  • A relevant background in local and international research related applications (e.g. grants and IRBs) and management systems will have an advantage
  • A strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Excellent coordination, organization and problem-solving skills
  • A good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Attentive to details

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 2-year temporary 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. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Vanessa Ng ( or Dr. Edmund Yiu (

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 15, 2024 (further extended to May 20, 2024), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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