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Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Teaching Staff

Project Manager (Capacity Building Administration) (at the rank of Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer) in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project under the Faculty of Social Sciences

We now invite applications for the captioned post(s). 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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • develop, deliver, coordinate and evaluate professional training programmes and public education activities on End-of-Life Care (EoLC)
  • supervise other training officers
  • perform other administrative and/or research duties as assigned 


  • possess a good Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counseling or a related discipline and at least 3 years’ experience in conducting end-of-life care (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
  • having a strong medical or social work network will be an advantage
  • excellent written and spoken proficiency in Chinese/Cantonese and English is essential
  • applicants with less experience or qualifications may be considered for appointment as Assistant Lecturer.

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 2-year fixed-term 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. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 10% of basic salary. 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 November 30, 2023 (to February 29, 2024), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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