Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
15 Nov 2023
31 Dec 2023
523781
Social Sciences, Geography
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration

The Department of Social Work and Social Administration is hiring Postdoctoral Fellows for several Social Capital research projects in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration. The position offers an excellent opportunity for academic publications, building research partnerships with local researchers, community partners and stakeholders, and creating a support network in promoting and developing social capital through various strategies.

We are looking for someone with (1) PhD in Social Work, Geography, Policy or other related subjects; (2) good teamwork skills; (3) good leadership skills; and (4) good time management. Previous research studies in GPS and GIS technology are highly preferred. In addition, they should have a high proficiency in written English and Chinese and excellent communication and presentation skills in spoken English and Cantonese.

We offer a highly competitive salary and a one-year renewable contract, subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, a cover letter stating their research background, and the contact information for three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled. Please email the project director, Professor Terry Lum (tlum@hku.hk), for more information.