Research Assistant Professor (holding the title of Project Manager
(Capacity Building and Innovation))
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 511432
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor
(holding the title of Project Manager (Capacity Building and Innovation))
in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 511432), 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 Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social
Work, Gerontology, Nursing, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, or
related disciplines, preferably with clinical experiences in end-of-life care
(EoLC) or gerontology care. Relevant post-doctoral work experience and an
excellent track record of publications will be essential. Applicants should
also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and the ability to contribute
to the innovative curriculum development of courses for professionals which
might be converted to components of postgraduate programmes in future.
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 will supervise a team of post-doctoral fellows and research
staff to work together on cutting-edge research in end-of-life care. This
position will immerse the appointee in both academic research and teaching in
the multi-disciplinary EoLC team, thus pave the path towards interdisciplinary
academic position in future.
Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 509012)
for the post need not re-apply.
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 January
31, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Jan 3, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Jan 31, 2022 (HK Time)