Postdoctoral Fellow, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
10 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

(Post Ref.: 22/269)

Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS) of Lingnan University is looking for an experienced researcher to implement a research and community project on informal carers and ageing in place.

General Requirements

Applicants should

  1. have a doctoral degree in Social Policy, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Public Administration or related fields;
  2. have experiences in analyzing research data;
  3. have good command of written and spoken English and Chinese,
  4. be proficient in computer software (e.g. MS Office, SPSS);
  5. have good organizational and interpersonal skills.

The appointee will be responsible for

  • arranging young people to visit and support carers;
  • analysing research data, and writing research reports and journal articles;
  • preparing grant and book proposals; and
  • liaising with social services agencies.


The conditions of appointments will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointees. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to 17 months.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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