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Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work & Social Administration

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

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work & Social Administration within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 524284), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, preferably with multi-disciplinary education background, for example in social sciences, health science, computer science, management or other related discipline. Those with research experience in gerontechenology and/or applying technology solutions to studies are preferred. They should demonstrate strong competency in experimental design, data analysis and/or IT and/or application, have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

The Principal Investigator is leading a research focus on developing technology in support older adults. The appointee will contribute to strengthen the University’s strategically oriented research themes on Health Tech, Intelligence, and Sustainable Society and the Faculty’s focus on Cities 2050 and Wellness. In particular, the appointee is expected to contribute to innovative scholarship in gerontechnology such as user-centric approach, technology-enabled health assessment and prevention, etc. in multi-disciplinary research projects. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in publication, managing and monitoring the project implementation; overseeing data collection and data analysis; preparing presentations and reports; and supervising other research-support staff. He/She will have ample opportunity to collaborate with scholars with multi-disciplinary background, service professionals and domain experts. For further enquiries about the duties of the post and/or the project, please contact Prof. Vivian Lou (e-mail: wlou@hku.hk).

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

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 523123) need not re-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 commence as soon as possible and continue until February 29, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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