THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Psychiatry

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
20 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow
 

Department of Psychiatry 
Closing Date : October 15, 2017
Ref. : 201701313  
 
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, to commence as soon as possible for three years.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D. or equivalent) in psychiatry, with experience in community-based research.

They should have excellent organisational, communication, as well as strong quantitative research and analytical skills, with demonstrated expertise in organising quantitative research, conducting psychiatric interviews, large scale database management and statistical analysis.  Proficiency with one or more statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Mplus) is required.  The appointee will be joining the psychogeriatric research team and given opportunities to engage in aging-related research which focuses on the mental health of the elderly or near-elderly population.  He/She is expected to conduct independent scholarly research, lead projects, prepare manuscripts and reports, and assist in the supervision of junior research staff and students.  Information can be obtained at http://www.psychiatry.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 the Department of Psychiatry at psipsy@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on October 3, 2017 and continue until October 15, 2017, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.

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