THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow / Assistant Research Officer

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
08 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Ref
509156
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF)/Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 509156), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research or equivalent in public health, social sciences, or related disciplines, with at least one year's experience in community-based research, public health research or population sciences research. They should have knowledge of community health promotion, and/or experience in the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in research. They should also have the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team; the ability to collaborate with external parties including academics, social service groups and politicians; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The appointee will work for the Jockey Club SMART Family-Link Project, with the aim to promote family well-being by leveraging ICT for innovative family services.  He/She will coordinate research design; liaise with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data collection and management; write scientific publications and reports; supervise research staff members; and perform other duties as assigned. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 498698) 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 an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on December 21, 2021 and continue until February 28, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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