Post-doctoral Fellow in the Global China Social Research Hub of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
16 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2021
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: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Global China Social Research Hub of the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 504715), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences and demonstrated expertise in conducting qualitative research fieldwork.  They should have an excellent organisational and analytical ability to execute reflexive analyses in social sciences; an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); and proven ability for working independently and as part of a team.

The appointee will be responsible for coordinating and implementing community-based research activities on a multi-disciplinary Urban Commons Project in relation to employment, gender, poverty and community development in Hong Kong.  He/She will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals, digital platform professionals, as well as stakeholders in the community.  He/She will also be expected to perform any other relevant tasks as assigned.

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 CV, a covering letter stating their academic and/or work background, and contact information of three referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 12, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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