THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
22 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Ref
512100
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (30002)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Ref.: 512100), to commence as soon as possible for one year initially and up to two years. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, or other related disciplines, with strong leadership, scientific communication (written and oral), organizational, and team-building skills. Those with postdoctoral research experience, a solid background in health statistics or research in mental health intervention, big data analysis and an excellent track record of publications are highly desirable. 

The appointee will participate in the project of Advancing Science in Suicide Prevention and Promoting Mental Wellness for Youth. He/She will coordinate research design; liaise with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data collection and management; write scientific publications and reports; supervise junior research staff; and perform other duties as assigned.

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 and upload an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until April 30, 2022 (Extended to July 31, 2022), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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