Postdoctoral Fellow, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
09 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
08 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
(Post Ref.: 21/188)

Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS) of Lingnan University is inviting applications for a position of Post-doctoral Fellow to manage projects and teach health and welfare courses.

General Requirements

Applicants should (i) have a doctoral degree, preferably in Social Work, Social Policies, Health Studies, Nursing or Gerontology; (ii) have experiences in conducting qualitative and quantitative research studies; (iii) have experiences in writing research grant proposals; (iv) be able to deliver courses such as healthcare and welfare management, social care ethics, Hong Kong’s health and social services, program evaluation or social enterprises; and (v) have good organizational and interpersonal skills.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance. Experienced Postdoctoral Fellow may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to two years.

Application Procedure (online application only)
Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.