Assistant Research Officer (holding the title of Associate Project Director)

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

November 30, 2021

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Assistant Research Officer (holding the title of Associate Project

Director)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 509014 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong

Assistant Research Officer (holding the title of Associate Project Director) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 509014) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, and with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a good Bachelor's degree or above in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Counseling or related disciplines, with 6 years' relevant experience in managing research, evaluation, professional training and public education of end-of-life care related projects in Hong Kong. They should possess an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); and good track records in conducting and publishing research related to end-of-life care and/or mental health. Vigorous knowledge on end-of-life care service model building and end-of-life care service evaluation and analysis is compulsory.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Project, started in 2016, aimed at developing and evaluating an innovative community end-of-life care model which ultimately improves the quality of life of patients and families touched by terminal illness. Details of the Project could be found at https:// www. JCECC.hk.

The appointee is expected to oversee the planning, development, and evaluation of multiple end-of-life care programmes; engage in professional and public education programmes; liaise with external parties related to end-of-life care; coordinate other research-related tasks; and perform any other duties 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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online, upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Nov 26, 2021 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2021 (HK Time)

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