THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
04 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Ref
511338
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref: 511338), to commence on February 15, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or a related discipline; and strong proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). Frontline social work and/or research experience in individuals with risks of self-harm/suicide and psychosocial interventions is essential.  Knowledge and experience in using mixed research methods are highly preferred.  The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on interventions for mentally distressed individuals and/or on other research projects.  He/She will conduct data collection, data analysis and drafting of reports; and perform other duties as assigned.  He/She will have ample opportunities to work with social workers and other stakeholders in the local community. Applicants without a Ph.D. degree but possess a Master’s degree with at least one year of post-qualification experience may be appointed as Senior Research Assistant.

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 January 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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