The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524081 Work type: Full-time Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302) Categories: Professoriate Staff Hong Kong
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Science , to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Social Gerontology, Gerontechnology, they should demonstrate strong competency in qualitative and quantitative data analysis and have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). Those with post- doctoral research experience, especially a strong background in gerontology research and an excellent track record of publications are preferred.
The appointee will lead a team of researchers to engage in high impact research to improve the quality of life of older adults and their caregivers. He/She will assist the Principal Investigator to plan, coordinate, and implement data collection activities; conduct data analysis; prepare presentations, manuscripts, and reports; supervise Research Assistants; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned. There will be ample opportunities to work with local and international research professionals as well as stakeholders in the local community. He/She will also support on other relevant tasks as assigned by the Centre's Director.
What We Offer
The appointment will be a 1-year contract with a highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. indicating the name and correspondence details of two referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 29, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency
Advertised: Dec 8, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 29, 2024 (HK Time)