Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
07 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 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: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 501888), 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, Statistics or a related discipline. They should have a good command in written and spoken English and Chinese. They should also have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to work independently and as a team.  Those with work experience in research projects using mixed-methods methodology in the areas of social inclusion, youth development, mental health and knowledge in both quantitative and qualitative data management and analysis are preferred. 

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing and coordinating several ongoing research projects on social interventions for young people with mental health and social withdrawal issues, including overseeing data collection, analyzing data, drafting reports, conducting literature review and providing administrative support. Training in teaching counselling-related courses will also be offered.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500487) need not re-apply.

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 September 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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