Ref.: 507993 Work type: Full-time Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide
Research and Prevention (30002) Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow
in The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and
Prevention (Ref.: 507993), to commence as soon as possible for
one year initially and up to three years.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Social
Sciences, Social Work, Psychology or related disciplines, with
strong leadership, scientific communication (written and oral),
organizational, and team-building skills. They should have
experience in community health promotion, and/or knowledge of the
application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in
research. They should also have the ability to work independently
and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team; the ability to
work closely with external parties, including academics, social
service groups, politicians, etc.; and excellent command of written
and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese).
The appointee will participate in the project of Suicide Prevention
during COVID-19. He/She will coordinate research design; liaise
with community parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct
community-based interventions and training programmes for local
social service practitioners and professionals; facilitate the
collection of big data; oversee data collection and management;
write scientific publications and reports; supervise junior
research staff; and perform any other duties as assigned.
Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.:
503867) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical
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 commence immediately and continue until
October 31, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is
Advertised: Aug 19, 2021 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 31, 2021 (HK Time)