THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Centre for Information Technology in Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2022
Ref
515493
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (10001)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 515493), to commence as soon as possible to June 30, 2023.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Social Science, Education, Psychology or a related discipline. They should have at least 1 year of relevant working experience, good communication skills, and an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese). Applicants should have strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills, good interpersonal and communication skills, and be self-motivated. Preference will be given to those who are familiar with the local education system with experience working with schools and managing educational research projects. Knowledge of analyzing quantitative research data using advanced statistical methods (e.g., MPlus, R) is an advantage. The ability to work on a tight schedule to meet project deadlines is essential to succeed in this role. They should also be responsible and able to work independently and in a team with different stakeholders (e.g., NGOs, schools, teachers, and parents).

The appointee will work on a project entitled “eCitizen Education 360: An extension of the Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship” (e360 (2022)). The purpose of the project is to understand teaching and learning opportunities and outcomes during (and after) the fifth wave of school suspension and how the outcomes are influenced by a comprehensive range of factors (or enablers) at the school, teacher, parent, and student level. He/She is expected to lead the project team to coordinate different aspects of the project and to conduct research in a collaborative manner as outlined below:

  • be responsible for design/refinement of research instruments;
  • work with the project team members to coordinate data collection, and support the organization of dissemination events;
  • assist in preparation of reports and data analysis; and
  • carry out other assigned tasks (as appropriate).

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 as soon as possible and continue until July 3, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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