Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Sciences

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Social Sciences

Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503813
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Global China Social Research Hub of the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 503813), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences with demonstrated expertise in conducting qualitative research fieldwork. They should have an excellent organisational and analytical ability to execute reflexive analyses in social sciences; an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); and proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The appointee will be responsible for coordinating and implementing community-based research activities on a multi-disciplinary urban commons project in relation to employment, gender, poverty and community development in Hong Kong. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals, digital platform professionals, as well as stakeholders in the community. He/She will also be expected to perform any other relevant tasks as assigned.

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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter stating their academic and/or work background, and contact information of three referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 21, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 20, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:May 21, 2021 (HK Time)

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