Post-doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Education
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: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 502969), to commence on February 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter until August 31, 2022.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Education, Chinese Language, Linguistics, Psychology, Social Science, Cognitive Science or related disciplines; a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint); solid advanced statistical skills; good interpersonal and organisational skills; and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team. Preference will be given to those who have experience in conducting research in language education, teacher development and relevant areas, with academic publication experience.
The appointee will work on a project on learning Chinese as a second language (CSL) for kindergarteners and developing teachers’ skills in teaching CSL. He/She will assist the Project Investigators and the Research Manager to oversee all research elements in the project, including performing literature review, designing research instruments for collection and analysis of research data, writing research reports, summarisation and conceptualisation of research findings for project dissemination. He/She will also need to provide research support for the preparation of the curriculum guide, learning and teaching resources, K3-P1 transition and teacher professional development, 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.
Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 502327) need not re-apply.
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 start as soon as possible and continue until January 8, 2021 (extended to January 24, 2021), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.