THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
03 May 2022
End of advertisement period
30 May 2022
Ref
512722
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (holding the title of Research Manager) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 512722), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. Degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Gerontology, Nursing, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Mental Health or a related discipline; excellent written and spoken skills in Chinese/Cantonese and English. Experience in undertaking research related to end-of-life care (EoLC) and handling big data would be an advantage.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Project, started in 2016, aimed at improving the quality of End-of-Life Care (EoLC), enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues. Details of the Project could be found at http://www.JCECC.hk

The appointee is expected to involve in a research team working on cutting-edge research and evaluation studies in end-of-life care, and supervise junior research staff. He/She will also be engaged in training for healthcare and social care professionals as tutor/facilitator; and perform other duties as assigned. This position will expose the appointee to both academic research and teaching in the multi-disciplinary EoLC team. 

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 512151) 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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online, upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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