Post-doctoral Fellow in Early Childhood Development and Education
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 515286
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Education (10000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Early
Childhood Development and Education in the Faculty of Education (Ref.:
515286), to commence on September 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter,
on a 34-month temporary-term basis.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in early childhood education,
developmental psychology, social/public policy, public health or a related
field. They should have an aptitude for and interest in evaluating programmes
and policies aimed at improving the well-being of young children and families,
proficiency in quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis and
experience with statistical analysis packages. They must be detail-oriented
with excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. They
should also have demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part
of a diverse, collegial team on multiple tasks and projects. The position
offers early career professionals an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience
on how to develop, conduct, and disseminate interdisciplinary policy-relevant
The appointee will be responsible for utilizing existing large datasets,
performing advanced statistical analysis, preparing and analysing datasets
collected from upcoming projects, as well as writing and contributing to
manuscripts. He/She will work under the supervision of Professor Nirmala Rao.
Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https: // web.edu.hku.hk/.
Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Nirmala Rao at
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 a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V. with a
recent publication list, and provide the contact information of three
referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue
until July 31, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Jun 10, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Jul 31, 2022 (HK Time)