THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2019
Ref
493935
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
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.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Sociology (30400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology (Ref.: 493935), to commence as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences or other related disciplines; proficiency in written and spoken in Chinese and English; excellence in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; familiarity with quantitative or qualitative analysis in social sciences research; and ability to work independently and as a team.  The appointee will assist Professor Pun Ngai in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on her Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) project on Social Media and Migration; oversee data collection, data analysis and report drafting; supervise Research Assistants; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned.  There will be ample opportunities to work with research professionals, social media and migration professionals, as well as stakeholders in the community.

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., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees. 

Closes January 31, 2019.

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