THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Infusion Ageing Education

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
01 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2018
Ref
201800811
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Infusion Ageing Education in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing, to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

The Centre is conducting an infusion active ageing education champions project. It aims at adopting a soft-socialization approach to support academic staff to bring active ageing content into their disciplinary curriculum.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Education or other related disciplines; proficiency in written and oral communication in Chinese and English; excellence in analytical evaluation; familiarity with advanced quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses in social sciences research; and the ability to work independently and as a team. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator to evaluate the feasibility, outcomes and impacts of the project; oversee data collection and analysis; draft reports; and perform other tasks as assigned. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with different faculties, academic professionals and 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 Centre at evamak@hku.hk. Please indicate clearly the reference number and the position applied for in the e-mail subject. 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/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 2018.

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