Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences
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- THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
- Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
- 01 Mar 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 31 Mar 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Social Sciences, Education
- Job Type
- Academic Posts, Principal / Senior Lecturers / Associate Professors, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
- Contract Type
- Fixed Term
- Full Time
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Teaching Staff
Project Manager (Capacity Building Administration) (at the grade of Lecturer/ Assistant Lecturer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 519404) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)
The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Project, started in 2016, aimed at improving the quality of End-of-Life Care (EoLC), enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues. Details of the Project could be found at http://www.JCECC.hk.
Applicants should possess a good Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counselling or a related discipline with at least 3 years’ experience in conducting EoLC or elderly care professional training for medical or social work sector and/or related public education in Hong Kong. Having a strong reputation in psycho-social and communication aspects of EoLC and knowledge on curriculum design and e-learning on EoLC would be an advantage. Excellent written and spoken proficiency in Chinese (including Cantonese) and English is essential. Having a strong medical or social work network will be an advantage but not a must. Those with less experience or qualifications may be considered for appointment as Assistant Lecturer.
The appointee is expected to develop, deliver, coordinate and evaluate professional training programmes and public education activities on EoLC; supervise other training officers; and perform other duties as assigned. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements (Ref: 515886, 516781 and 518969) need not reapply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary for Lecturer, or up to 10% of basic salary for Assistant Lecturer.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online, upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.