THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Lecturer in Social Science

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Ref
492673
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 Lecturer (holding the title of Expert Trainer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 492673), to commence on January 1, 2019 for a period of one year, with the possibility of renewal.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences.  The project, started at 2015, aimed at improving the quality of end-of-life care, enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues.

Applicants should possess a good Master’s degree or above in Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counseling, Nursing or related discipline, with at least 5 years’ solid experience in conducting professional training for medical and/or social work sector on End-of-Life Care (EoLC) and/or public education on EoLC related topics in Hong Kong.  Applicants should also possess expert competence including, but not limited to, palliative care, family counseling, use of play, use of therapeutic groups and bereavement care.  Having a strong reputation in psycho-social and communication aspects of EoLC and knowledge on online curriculum design and e-learning on EoLC would be an advantage.  The appointee is expected to design and conduct specific online teaching programmes on EoLC issues to medical and social work professionals and frontline staff, and perform other duties as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. and a statement of your vision in EoLC in Hong Kong in relation to the application.

Closes December 31, 2018.

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