Post-doctoral Fellow

University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time
Ref.: 508007
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 508007), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Statistics or a related discipline. They should have adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods as well as a good command of written English. Experience in research topics on mental health, common mental disorders, severe mental illness, spirituality, intergroup contact, child maltreatment, and intimate partner violence will be an advantage.

The appointee will work with the Principal Investigators in managing a few research projects. Major duties include advanced data analysis and manuscript preparation, and writing of research grant applications. He/She is expected to work independently on project management, proposal preparation and mentoring of junior research staff members. Enquiries about the duties of the post and/or the project should be sent to Professor Siu-man Ng (e-mail: ).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 15, 2021 (extended to March 31, 2022) , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Aug 18, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Mar 31, 2022 (HK Time)

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