Postdoctoral Fellow, Wofoo Joseph Lee Consulting and Counselling Psychology Research Centre

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
22 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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:

(Post Ref.: 20/302)

The appointee will primarily work on a large-scale community project involving children, parents, teachers or other school-based staff and the community to examine the effectiveness of a multi-level childhood intervention programme. Opportunities to work on other studies about stress biology exist. Candidates are strongly encouraged to establish an early career research program at the intersection of social and medical sciences, and will be expected to develop models using prospective and big data. Enquiries about the post should be sent to

General Requirements

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in psychology, behavioral health sciences, or related disciplines, with experience in interacting with families, dyadic studies, and multilevel analyses using advanced programming software. Applicants should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and be able to work independently in a research setting.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract 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.