Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
02 Nov 2023
30 Nov 2023
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant (Several Positions) in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences, to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Statistics, Data Science or a related discipline with at least 3 years’ relevant experience.  Those with a Master’s degree plus at least 1 year’s post-qualification experience may be considered for appointment as SRA. Candidates with experience in elderly, healthcare, technology, or education setting will be given preference.

The applicants should be self-motivated, willing to learn, able to work independently and in a team, and with a strong sense of responsibility and work ethics, good communication skills, and high proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (fluency in Cantonese is required). Those with related track records of academic publication are preferred. Familiarity with developing and validating psychometric scales, gerontechonology, psychotherapy, and experience in providing therapeutic interventions, managing large databases and conducting advanced statistical analysis will be an advantage.

The appointee(s) will conduct high-impact research in community project(s) for older adults and their caregivers, especially involving big data analytics, development of gerontechnology and intervention protocols, capacity-building trainings, screening and risk assessment, psychosocial intervention groups, social impact/cost effectiveness analysis, and other duties as assigned.

What We Offer

The appointment will be a 1-year contract with highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. indicating the name and correspondence details of two referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.