Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Work and Social Administration

University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Post-doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 500487

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.: 500487), 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 Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, Statistics or a related discipline. They should have a good command in written and spoken English and Chinese. They should also have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to work independently and as a team.  Those with work experience in research projects using mixed-methods methodology in the areas of social inclusion, youth development, mental health and knowledge in both quantitative and qualitative data management and analysis are preferred.  

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing and coordinating several ongoing research projects on social interventions for young people with mental health and social withdrawal issues, including overseeing data collection, analyzing data, drafting reports, conducting literature review and providing administrative support. Training in teaching counselling-related courses will also be offered.

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.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 17, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jun 24, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Jul 17, 2020 (HK Time)