THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Early Childhood Development and Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
13 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Ref
515286
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Early Childhood Development and Education in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 515286), to commence on September 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a 34-month temporary-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in early childhood education, developmental psychology, social/public policy, public health or a related field. They should have an aptitude for and interest in evaluating programmes and policies aimed at improving the well-being of young children and families, proficiency in quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis and experience with statistical analysis packages. They must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. They should also have demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse, collegial team on multiple tasks and projects. The position offers early career professionals an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience on how to develop, conduct, and disseminate interdisciplinary policy-relevant research.

The appointee will be responsible for utilizing existing large datasets, performing advanced statistical analysis, preparing and analysing datasets collected from upcoming projects, as well as writing and contributing to manuscripts. He/She will work under the supervision of Professor Nirmala Rao.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://web.edu.hku.hk/. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Nirmala Rao at nrao@hku.hk.

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 a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V. with a recent publication list, and provide the contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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