Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
16 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 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

Assistant Lecturer (holding the title of Training Manager) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (502400) (to commence from November 2, 2020, until December 31, 2021)

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The project, started in 2015, aimed at improving the quality of end-of-life care, enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues.

Applicants should possess a good Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counseling or a related discipline and at least 3 years’ experience in conducting end-of-life care (EoLC) or elderly care professional training for medical or social work sector and/or related public education in Hong Kong. Having a strong reputation in psycho-social and communication aspects of EoLC and knowledge on curriculum design and e-learning on EoLC would be an advantage.  They should also have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese).

The appointee is expected to develop, deliver, coordinate and evaluate professional training programmes and public education activities on End-of-Life Care (EoLC); supervise other training officers; and perform other duties as assigned.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 502128) 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 a covering letter and an up-to-date C.V.. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until October 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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