THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Psycho-oncology and Behavioural Medicine

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
21 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Ref
201801502
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Psycho-oncology and Behavioural Medicine in the Division of Behavioural Sciences of the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible for 2 years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in psychology, social sciences or a relevant discipline. Preference will be given to those with doctoral level training in clinical psychology, behavioural medicine or health psychology. The appointee will conduct research in psycho-oncology focusing on assessment and interventions. The ultimate goal of this fellowship is to establish research competency in managing cancer demands across illness trajectory. The appointee is expected to develop relevant methodologies, and be involved in various aspects of the research processes, including grant applications, research planning and implementation, supervision of junior research staff and postgraduate students, and report and paper writing. Information about the School of Public Health can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201801089) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the School at sphhr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.

Closes November 15, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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