Postdoctoral Fellow in Migration and Cross-Cultural Family Studies

University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow in Migration and Cross-Cultural Family Studies

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 515053
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Migration and Cross-Cultural Family Studies (PDF) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref: 515053), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. 

The Principal Investigator (PI) and research team are conducting local and international studies on improving migration outcomes across the family life course in collaboration with interdisciplinary, international academics and local/international NGO partners in Hong Kong and across Southeast Asia.  The PDF will assist the PI in the research implementation with support from research assistants in Hong Kong and other field locations. 

We are seeking a PDF with the following skills: survey design and field implementation; advanced statistical methods. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in quantitative Social Sciences, including disciplinary training in, for example, Social Policy, Sociology, Economics, Geography, or a related discipline Experience with longitudinal design and analysis is preferred. They should possess fluency in spoken and written English. Additional fluency in Indonesian Bahasa or Tagalog is an advantage. They should be available to travel for field oversight within Southeast Asia. The appointee should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; and proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 

The appointee will have ample opportunity to work with research professionals and a well-established international, interdisciplinary research team. He/She will also gain valuable postdoctoral training in an implementing large multi-country, multi-stakeholder project.

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, a covering letter stating their research background, and the contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jun 2, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:Jun 30, 2022 (HK Time)

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