Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Sociology
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 email@example.com. 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.