THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
03 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2022
Ref
516385
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 516385), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Statistics or a related discipline. They should have adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods as well as a good command of written English. Experiences in research topics of end-of-life care, bereavement and public health will be an advantage.

The appointees will work with the Principal Investigator in managing a few research projects. Major duties include advanced data analysis and manuscript preparation for projects related to bereavement and dementia. They are expected to work independently on project management, proposal preparation and mentoring of junior research staff members.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts and/or the project should be sent to Professor Amy Chow (e-mail: chowamy@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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2022(Extended to October 31, 2022), or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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