Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology

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Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, 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 Sociology (30400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology (Ref.: 498816), to commence as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Sociology/Social Policy or related disciplines with a track record on social mobility, migration, youth employment or other related discipline.  They should have proficiency in writing and speaking in both Chinese and English; excellence in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; familiarity with advanced quantitative and qualitative analyses in social sciences research; and the ability to work independently and as a team.  The appointee will assist Dr. Xu Duoduo in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities of her research projects on social mobility, education, employment and migration; oversee data collection, data analysis and draft reports; supervise Research Assistants; 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.

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 November 15, 2019.

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