Postdoctoral Fellow in Research on Nature Exposure and Mental Wellness

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Research on Nature Exposure and Mental Wellness in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 498821), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Human Geography, or other related disciplines.  They should have demonstrated experience in intervention design, clinical trials, geographic information system (GIS) and spatial analysis; excellent communication skills in written and spoken English; and the ability to work independently. The appointee will be responsible for a series of transdisciplinary studies on understanding and examining the use of outdoor space; developing and testing interventions that increase outdoor activities among contemporary urbanites, especially in Hong Kong; and performing general administrative and other research-related duties as assigned. For more information, please contact Dr. Christian Chan (e-mail:

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 October 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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