Post-doctoral Fellow in Dementia Care
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 Dementia Care in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 503772), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
The Department is conducting projects on non-pharmacological interventions for people with dementia and their caregivers to develop evidence-based care and practice models in dementia. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatry, Public Health or a related discipline. They should have experience in collaborative applied research with community partners; proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese; excellence in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; familiarity with advanced quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses in social sciences research; and ability to work independently and as a team player.
The appointee will be responsible for planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on dementia care; overseeing data collection and data analysis; and drafting reports and related publications. He/She will also supervise research assistants and perform any other relevant tasks 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., and provide at least three referees’ name and contact details on the online application form. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.