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Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow, Research Staff

Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Social Work & Social Administration (Ref.: 523263) to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

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. Experiences in research topics of end-of-life care, bereavement and public health will be an advantage. Those with a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Work, Psychology, Health Sciences or a related discipline, with at least 3 years’ experience may be considered for appointment as SRA.

The applicants should be self-motivated, willing to learn, able to work independently and in a team, and with a strong sense of responsibility and work ethics, good communication skills, and high proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (fluency in Cantonese is required).

The appointee 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. He/she is expected to work independently on data collection, management and analysis, project management, proposal preparation and mentoring of junior research staff members as well as other duties as assigned.

Enquiries about the post should be sent to Ms Tsang at

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 522834) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical/dental benefits, etc.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 15, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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