Senior Research Assistant/Post-doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Friday, 16 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 13 August 2021
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: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Research Assistant/Post-doctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 504728) (to commence as soon as possible, until December 31, 2021, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences.  The Project, started in 2016, aims at improving the quality of End-of-Life Care (EoLC), enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues.  Details of the Project could be found at

Applicants should possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Allied Health, Counseling or a related discipline.  They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese).  Experience in undertaking research and training programmes related to EoLC would be an advantage.  Those with a Ph.D. degree and more relevant experiences may be appointed as Post-doctoral Fellow.

The appointee is expected to be involved in the training of volunteer, data collection, data analysis, report preparation, research paper writing, and perform any other duties as assigned.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements (Ref: 504208) 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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until August 13, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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