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Research Officer

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Jan 2024

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

Research Officer (Holding the functional title of Project Manager) (Ref. 522950) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance) 

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Mental Health, Public Health, or other related disciplines, with at least 8 years of project management and/or supervision experience in family or healthcare research studies and services. They should have a high proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese) and good communication skills. They should have the ability to work independently and in a team, be self-motivated, and be familiar with evidence-based services in health and mental health settings. They will be required to work on irregular working hours occasionally or when required.

The appointee will be responsible for leading practice-based research projects on family and health. Duties include developing evidence-based research and practice; liaising with different stakeholders such as funders, NGOs, and other institutions; conducting professional training and community education on family or individual-based psychosocial intervention; conducting group interventions; designing and implementing project evaluation and other duties as assigned. 

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

Enquiries can be sent to Dr. Y. L. Fung at yl.fung28@hku.hk.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 520537) need not re-apply.

The University only accepts online applications 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 October 31, 2023  (Extended to January 31, 2024) , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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