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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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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 Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref: 526711) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability).

The Department is conducting a mental wellness project in collaboration with NGO partners in the community. It aims to develop a viable and sustainable best practice model to promote mental wellness and prevent depression among middle-aged to older adults in Hong Kong.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Social Work, Psychology, other Social Sciences, Statistics, or other related disciplines. Those with a strong background and a track record in mental health-related research and publications are particularly welcome to apply.

The appointees will assist the Project Director and Project Managers in implementing various research studies, facilitating data collection and management, writing scientific publications and reports, supervising junior research staff, and performing any other duties as assigned. They will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and senior social workers in HKU and our other research collaborators overseas.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, a cover letter stating their research background, and the contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 31 July 2024 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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