Post-doctoral Fellow in Digital Mental Health
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 508604
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychiatry (21500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Digital
Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 508604), to commence
as soon as possible for two to three years.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team based at the
Department of Psychiatry. The team consists of enthusiastic and highly-
motivated individuals, and is internationally renowned for its contribution
towards clinical research in psychiatry and mental disorders. Information
about the team can be found at https: // www. psychiatry.hku.hk/major.html.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D. or
equivalent) in psychiatry, psychology, social sciences, public health,
sociology, statistics, or a relevant discipline, with an excellent publication
track record. They should have a strong quantitative background, relevant
experience in conducting and managing community research and clinical studies,
and demonstrated expertise in conducting psychiatric interviews and analysing
large and complex datasets. Proficiency in at least one statistical software
package (e.g. SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Mplus) is required.
The team is looking for an individual with high calibre to develop studies in
the area of digital health in mental disorders, in collaboration with expert
researchers and clinicians. The initiative involves the development and
evaluation of innovative online mental health detection and intervention
tools. The appointee will conduct scholarly research, lead projects, prepare
manuscripts and reports, assist in the supervision of junior research staff
and students, and perform other duties as assigned. This position would be
ideal for someone wanting to develop academically in the field of mental
health. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.:
507979) need not re-apply.
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 and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will
start as soon as possible and continue until December 9, 2021 , or until
the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Oct 12, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Dec 9, 2021 (HK Time)