Fractional Lecturer (holding the title of Expert Trainer)
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 509015
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Fractional Lecturer
(holding the title of Expert Trainer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences
(Ref.: 509015), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term
basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Master's degree or above in Social Work, Public
Health, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counseling, Nursing or
related disciplines, with at least 5 years' solid experience in conducting
professional training for medical and/or social work sector on End-of-Life
Care (EoLC) and/or public education on EoLC related topics in Hong Kong.
Applicants should also possess expert competence including, but not limited
to, palliative care, family counseling, use of art, use of therapeutic groups
and bereavement care. A strong reputation in psycho-social and communication
aspects of EoLC and knowledge of e-learning design would be an advantage.
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 adopt innovative pedagogy to design and deliver
specific training programmes on EoLC issues to target stakeholders ranging
from healthcare and social care professionals, volunteers to general public.
He/She will also work with other training officers to develop training
programmes that might be converted to components of postgraduate programmes in
future; and perform other duties as assigned.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At the
current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The
appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution
to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.
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 December
31, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Nov 24, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Dec 31, 2021 (HK Time)