THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Sociology

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow 

Ref.  :  201800450 

Department  :  Department of Sociology 

Closing Date  :  April 29, 2018  

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology, to commence as soon as possible for a period of one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Sociology, Social Media and Migration, or other related discipline; proficiency in written and oral communication in Putonghua and English; excellence in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; familiarity with quantitative or qualitative analyses in social sciences research; and ability to work independently and as a team.  The appointee will assist Professor Pun Ngai in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on her Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) project on Social Media and Migration; oversee data collection, data analysis and draft reports; supervise Research Assistants; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned.

He/She will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals, social media and migration professionals, as well as stakeholders in the community.

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., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees to the Department of Sociology at socihr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.   Closes April 29, 2018.

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