Assistant Research Officer in Social Work and Social Administration

University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Assistant Research Officer (Holding the functional title of Assistant Social Work Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 517090
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Assistant Research Officer (holding the title of Assistant Social Work Officer) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 517090) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance) 

Applicants should posses a Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in social work, counselling, psychology, mental health, nursing, or healthcare-related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ significant experience in health-related research, clinical practice, training, research and/or community engagement. Registered social worker will be an advantage. They are required to work independently and as a team, self-motivated, and familiar with evidence-based services in health and mental health settings. They should also have a high proficiency of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and good communication skills.

The appointee will be responsible in managing practice-based research projects on family and health. Duties include conducting professional trainings and community education on family-based psychosocial intervention; conducting group interventions; implementing project evaluation; handling administrative tasks of the projects and other duties as assigned. He/She will be required to work on irregular working hours occasionally or when required. 

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

Enquiries can be sent to Professor Ng Siu Man at ngsiuman@hku.hk

The University only accepts online application 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 November 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Nov 2, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Nov 30, 2022 (HK Time)

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