Research Officer, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
23 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2021
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 Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Project Manager) (Ref.: 504730), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should be a registered social worker in Hong Kong and possess a Master’s degree in Social Work recognized by Hong Kong Social Work Registration Board.  They should have at least 8 years of significant social work experience in family or healthcare research studies and services.  They should be able to work independently and in a team, self-motivated, and familiar with evidence-based services in health and mental health settings.  They should have a high proficiency of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and good communication skills.

The appointee will be responsible for leading practice-based research projects on family and health.  Duties include developing evidence-based research and practice; liaising with different stakeholders such as NGOs, hospitals and other institutions; conducting professional trainings and community education on family-based psychosocial intervention; conducting group interventions; designing and implementing project evaluation; and performing other duties as assigned.  Irregular working hours may be required occasionally.  Enquiries can be sent to Dr. Y. L. Fung at

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.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 15, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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