THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Sociology

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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.

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