Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
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: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 498841), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, or a related discipline. They should have strong proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and frontline social work and/or research experience in drug rehabilitation, substance abuse, or related rehabilitation services.  Knowledge of and experience in using mixed research methods are highly preferred.  Those with lower qualifications may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities of a drug treatment and rehabilitation evaluation programme; oversee data collection and analysis; draft reports; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with Social Workers, professionals in drug treatment and rehabilitation, and other stakeholders in the local 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.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 25, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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