Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Friday, 9 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 502347), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, Statistics or a related discipline. They should be familiar with topics related to end-of-life care and bereavement care. They should also have adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods as well as a good command of written English.

The appointee will work with the Principal Investigators on data analysis, interpretation and manuscript preparation for a community end-of-life care project and other projects related to bereavement. He/she is expected to work independently on project management, proposal preparation and mentoring of junior research staff members.  Enquiries about the duties of the post and/or the project should be sent to Professor Amy Chow (e-mail:

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 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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