Postdoc Fellow at University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong is pleased to invite applicants to apply for a postdoctoral associate position in social sciences. The initial contract for this position is two years and posible to extend. Applicants should apply before February 28, 2019.

Apply now Ref.: 494044

Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300) Categories: Academic-related Staff Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 494044), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Policy, Statistics, Social Work, Economics, or other related disciplines. They should have proficiency in written and spoken in Chinese and English; excellent analytical evaluation and problem solving skills; good understand of the advanced quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses in social sciences research; and the ability to work independently and as a team. Those with experience in managing multidisciplinary research projects, and a track record of publication in gerontology or related research areas are preferred.

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research projects on dementia services and policies. The appointee will be responsible for overseeing data collection and analysis, as well as drafting reports and manuscripts; supervising Research Assistants; and performing any other relevant tasks as assigned. There will be ample opportunities to work with international scholars and experts, social care and healthcare professionals, as well as stakeholders in elderly care service and policy.

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 research background, and contact information of three referees. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
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