Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2020
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 Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 502295), to commence as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences or Humanities; proficiency in written and spoken Chinese and English; excellence in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; familiarity with qualitative or quantitative analysis in social research; and the ability to work independently and as a team.  The appointee will assist Professor Pun Ngai in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on her knowledge exchange project on youth employment, gender and community services in Hong Kong and Taiwan; oversee data collection, data analysis and report drafting; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned. There will be ample opportunities to work with research professionals, non-governmental organization professionals, as well as stakeholders in the community.

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 two referees.

Closes: October 30, 2020.

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