Postdoctoral Fellow in The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
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: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (30002)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Ref.: 499918), to commence as soon as possible, for one year initially and up to three years.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Mental Health, Social Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, or related disciplines, with strong leadership, scientific communication (written and oral), organizational, and team-building skills. They should have experience in community health promotion, and/or knowledge of the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in research. They should also have the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team; the ability to work closely with external parties, including academics, social service groups, politicians, etc.; and excellent written and spoken communication skills.
The appointee will participate in the project of Advancing Science in Suicide Prevention and Promoting Mental Wellness for Youth. He/She will coordinate research design; liaise with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data collection and management; write scientific publications and reports; supervise junior research staff; and perform other duties as assigned.
Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499660) need not reapply.
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 applications 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 May 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.