Fellow - NAM-HKU Fellowship in Global Health Leadership

School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong
  • Location
    Hong Kong, China
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 01

Position description

This fellowship scheme aims to provide a two-year training for early to mid-career scholars to learn and work at HKU School of Public Health and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine in areas under the umbrella of global health leadership. The fellowship programme will initially run for three years, with one Fellow to be selected each year from 2019 onwards.

About the Programme

The two-year Fellowship shall include:

- scholarship to undertake the Master of Public Health programme, on either part-time or full-time basis, at The University of Hong Kong, Asia’s Global University and the oldest university in Hong Kong

- a three-month stay at the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM), Washington, D.C, each year for two consecutive years, during which time the Fellow will learn and collaborate with an appropriate Board/Expert Committee/Roundtable, and be supported by a faculty mentor who is a member of NAM

- roundtrip airfare and accommodation for the two three-month stays at NAM

- attachment at HKU School of Public Health, which has an internationally recognized track record of innovative and ground breaking research in public health, and a leader in postgraduate and professional education and training in public health in Asia

Eligibility Criteria

The Fellowship welcomes applications from early to mid-career scholars from all over the world, with particular attention to scholars from Asia-Pacific region. Candidates must:

- be fluent in English 

- have a graduate degree (i.e. either a master or a doctoral degree) and completed their post-degree work 2-10 years ago

- have a demonstrated interest and commitment in fields such as global health policy; governance; diplomacy; sustainable development; healthy cities; health equity; health systems and economics; or related areas

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org