The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516268
Work type: Full-time
Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in The Hong
Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Ref.:
516268), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Social Sciences,
Social Work, Psychology, or related disciplines, with strong leadership,
scientific communication (written and oral), organizational, and team-
building skills. They should have experience in community health promotion,
and/or knowledge of the application of Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) in research. They should also have the ability to work
independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team; the ability
to work closely with external parties, including academics, social service
groups, politicians, etc.; and excellent command of written and spoken English
and Chinese (including Cantonese).
The appointee will participate in the project of Suicide Prevention during
COVID-19. He/She will coordinate research design; liaise with community
parties and institutions; plan, develop and conduct community-based
interventions and training programmes for local social service practitioners
and professionals; facilitate the collection of big data; oversee data
collection and management; write scientific publications and reports;
supervise junior research staff; 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.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants
should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will
start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2022 , or until
the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Sep 8, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Oct 31, 2022 (HK Time)