Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
29 Apr 2020
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15 Jul 2020
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 for the Contemporary China cluster in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 500040), to commence in September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter for 13 months.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in public policy, sociology, social work, geography, economics, or other related disciplines.  They should have demonstrated expertise in quantitative data analysis in social sciences; excellent academic writing skills in English; and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.  Preference will be given to those with experience in using econometric methods to conduct public policy research. The appointee will be responsible for managing research projects; managing and analyzing data; drafting manuscripts; and assisting in general administrative, operational and other duties as assigned. The project aims to investigate impacts of Hukou policy reforms in China.

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 , and provide a writing sample. Review of applications will start on June 1, 2020 and continue until July 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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