The appointee will be responsible for assisting the project investigator in methodological research in Statistics. The main duties include but not limited to literature review, implementation of newly proposed statistical methods in R, and carrying out comparison studies by simulation.
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related discipline. Knowledge in R programming is a must. Preference will be given to those with experience in academic research.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of 12 months. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in October 2016 need not re-apply.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 19 November 2016