Post-doctoral Fellow/ Research Officer/ Research Assistant Professor in the Hong Kong Jockey Club

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
09 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (30002)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Post-doctoral Fellow/ Research Officer/ Research Assistant Professor in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 519685)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • work on the projects of Mental Health Initiatives Funding Scheme and Quality Education Fund (QEF) Thematic Network on Promoting Wellness in School
  • 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
  • perform other duties as assigned


  • a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, Education, Social Work, Psychology, or related disciplines
  • strong leadership, self-motivated and responsible
  • an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese)
  • good interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • the ability to work on a tight schedule to meet project deadlines
  • the ability to work independently and in a team
  • familiarity with the local education system with experience working with schools and managing educational research projects as an advantage
  • knowledge of analysing quantitative research data using advanced statistical methods (e.g., MPlus, R) is preferred

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 1-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

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 April 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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