Research Assistant Professor

Hong Kong University
March 31, 2024
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Research Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524516 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 Sciences (Ref.:524516), to commence as soon as possible, on a two - year fixed term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, 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. Relevant experience in leading a research team in conducting community projects for older adults and their carers will be advantageous.

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 a multi-disciplinary team to collaborate with community partners and external stakeholders; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned. There will be many 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

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 March 31 , 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: Jan 24, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Mar 31, 2024 (HK Time)

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