THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
515263
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref: 515263), to commence on September 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree with a strong and solid record of advanced quantitative research methods. Experience in data management of longitudinal data and conducting mixed-method research including data collection in diverse cultural contexts is advantageous. Preference will be given to those with expertise in Social Policy, Sociology, and related quantitative social sciences. 

The appointee will be responsible for leadership within research team in the area of children, families and migration, with specific focus on designing infrastructure for public release of longitudinal survey dataset, conducting advanced statistical analysis, supervising research assistants in the area of data management. Additionally, he/she will be responsible to solicit external research grants, manage special projects as needed, and contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as relevant.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract contribution to a retirement benefits scheme as well as 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 June 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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