Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in Social Work and Social Administration

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 494232), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants for the Post-doctoral Fellow position should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Public Health, Psychology, or a related discipline.  They should be familiar with programming languages such as SAS or R.  They should also have an adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods as well as a good command of written and spoken English. Those with expertise in data engineering, especially in handling large datasets, and/or experience in health science research will be preferred.  Those with less qualification may be considered as Senior Research Assistant.

The appointee will work in a flexible environment on multiple projects on big data analytics in health and mental health with opportunities to collaborate with computer science and social science experts.  For further enquiries about the duties of the post and/or the project, please contact Dr. Hao Luo (email:

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.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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