THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Sau Po Centre on Ageing

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Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 9 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 20 December 2019
Ref
498850
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 498850), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Statistics, Communication or a related discipline with at least three years’ post-qualification experience. Those with post-doctoral research experience in retirement and active ageing studies are preferred. They should demonstrate strong competency in qualitative and quantitative data analysis and have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

The Centre is conducting a study of third age planning and productive ageing for young-olds, which aims to empower the young-old generation to better prepare for the second half of their lives through increased autonomy, connectedness and competence. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing and monitoring the project implementation; designing research methodology; managing communication with the funding body, project partners and stakeholders; overseeing data collection and data analysis; preparing presentations and reports; and supervising other research-support staff. He/She will have ample opportunity to collaborate with service professionals and academic experts. For further enquiries about the duties of the post and/or the project, please contact Dr. Vivian Lou (e-mail: wlou@hku.hk).

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

 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 commence as soon as possible and continue until October 20, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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