Postdoctoral Fellow in Understanding Symptom Evolution and Mental Illness in Youth
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 Psychiatry (21500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Understanding Symptom Evolution and Mental Illness in Youth in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 501840), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D. or equivalent) in psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, social work, social sciences, nursing, statistics, public health, or a relevant discipline. They should have excellent organisational, communication and analytical skills. They should demonstrate the ability to perform quantitative research and statistical analysis, conduct psychiatric interviews, and manage large-scale database. Proficiency in at least one statistical software package (e.g. SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Mplus) is required.
The appointee will join an internationally active team of researchers in developing studies in the area of symptom evolution in mental disorders. He/She will conduct independent scholarly research, lead projects, prepare manuscripts and reports, and assist in the supervision of junior research staff and students. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.psychiatry.hku.hk/. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500180) need not re-apply.
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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 11, 2020 (extended to February 11, 2021), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.