THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
18 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow (holding the title of Research Manager) 
Department : Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning 
Ref. : 201701209 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (holding the title of Research Manager) in the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL), 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 the relevant disciplines with experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods including text coding, survey design, data interpretation and analyses etc. The team is seeking a creative and excellent team leader who will contribute to a fun and highly interactive work environment. He/She should possess strong research, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; and the ability to work independently and responsibly, as a leader and as part of a team.  Excellent command of written English is a must. Interest in higher education and educational pedagogy is a distinct advantage.

The appointee will be responsible for implementing and the coordination of several projects relating to generic skills development, assessment and feedback, and direct evidence of student learning.  He/She will assist in duties such as proofreading, report and journal writing, literature review, survey administration, and interviewing.

Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.cetl.hku.hk.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Cecilia Chan at Cecilia.Chan@cetl.hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. Cecilia Chan at Cecilia.Chan@cetl.hku.hk quoting the job reference number and post title in the e-mail subject.    Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk . Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2017, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.