Investigator / Research Officer

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
02 Nov 2023
30 Nov 2023
523115
Social Sciences, Psychology
Temporary
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

Applicants will work in the Jockey Club “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative under the Faculty of Social Sciences.  The project aims at studying and promoting mindfulness culture in Hong Kong schools.  The appointee will be responsible for the smooth operation of the project with major tasks including:

  • consultation to school personnel on building a mindfulness culture in schools
  • organize and deliver training and workshop to school teachers, professionals, parents and students
  • plan and implement public education on mindfulness
  • write up research reports and non-technical documents
  • any other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • a Master’s degree or above in Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or a related discipline, with at least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • a postgraduate diploma in education is preferred
  • a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • good research skills in Psychology
  • training and experience in teaching mindfulness to adults are preferred
  • good practical skills in professional Educational Psychology and work experience in school setting are preferred

What We Offer

The appointment will commence in January 2024 on a temporary term basis until August 2025.

A 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.

Those with higher qualifications and more experience will be appointed as Investigator.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2023 (extended to November 30, 2023), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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