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

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
14 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 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/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 501937), 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; with a strong proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). Frontline social work and/or research experience in drug rehabilitation, substance abuse, or related rehabilitation services is essential.  Knowledge and experience in using mixed research methods are highly preferred.  The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on a drug treatment and rehabilitation evaluation programme; overseeing data collection, data analysis and drafting reports; and performing 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.  Those without a Ph.D. qualification but possess a Master’s degree plus 1 year’s postgraduate experience will only be considered for the post of Senior Research Assistant.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500497) 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 August 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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