THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Thursday, 25 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 31 December 2021
Ref
509013
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (holding the title of Research Manager) (several posts) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 509013), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Gerontology, Nursing, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Health Economics or a related discipline; excellent written and spoken skills in English and Chinese (including Cantonese). Experience in undertaking research related to end-of-life care (EoLC) would be an advantage.

The appointees will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Project, started in 2016, aimed at developing and evaluating an innovative community end-of-life care model which ultimately improves the quality of life of patients and families touched by terminal illness. Details of the Project could be found at https://www.JCECC.hk.

The appointees are expected to involve in a research team working on cutting-edge research and evaluation studies in end-of-life care, and supervise junior research staff. They will also be engaged in training for healthcare and social care professionals as tutor/facilitator; and perform other duties as assigned. These positions will expose the appointees to both academic research and teaching in the multi-disciplinary EoLC team.

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 posts.  Applicants should apply online, upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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