Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Wednesday, 6 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term

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: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as full-time/part-time Lecturer (holding the title of Expert Trainer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 500102), to commence as soon as possible until December 31, 2021.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Nursing Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counseling or a related discipline, with at least 5 years’ solid experience in conducting professional training for medical and/or social work sector on End-of-Life Care (EoLC) and/or public education on EoLC-related topics in Hong Kong. They should have competence in providing service in various areas, including but not limited to, palliative care, family counseling, use of play, use of therapeutic groups and bereavement care. A strong reputation in psycho-social and communication aspects of EoLC and knowledge of online curriculum design and e-learning on EoLC would be advantages.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty. The project, started in 2015, aimed at improving the quality of end-of-life care, enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues. The appointee is expected to design and conduct specific online teaching programmes on EoLC issues to medical and social work professionals and frontline staff, and perform other duties as assigned.

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., a covering letter, and a statement of your vision in EoLC in Hong Kong in relation to the application.

Closes June 30, 2020.

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