Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant, Journalism and Media Studies Centre
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: Journalism and Media Studies Centre (31000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (Ref.: 503723), to commence on July 2, 2021 for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with relevant experience in the areas related to Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Information Science, or Journalism/Media/Communication studies. Those with a Master’s degree and the aforementioned experience may be appointed as Senior Research Assistant. They should demonstrate promising ability to generate high quality publications in the international academic journals.
The appointee will be responsible for generating research outputs independently and in collaboration with a team of interdisciplinary scholars. He/She is expected to prepare research proposals for competitive grant application. Experience in computational social sciences studies, text mining, machine learning, data visualization, network analysis, analysis of unstructured or multimodal data, or advanced quantitative methods in health research or social sciences would be an advantage.
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., and provide the contact information of three referees for the post of Post-doctoral Fellow/one referee for the post of Senior Research Assistant in the online application form. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 10, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.