Senior Research Assistant in Social Sciences

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Social Sciences

Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Training Manager)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 512721
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Training Manager) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 512721) (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 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

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 improving the quality of End-of-Life Care (EoLC), enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues.  Details of the Project could be found at http://www.JCECC.hk.

Applicants should possess a good Master’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Gerontology, Nursing, Counseling, Behavioral Health, Mental Health or a related discipline plus 1 year's post-qualification experience; an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese).  Those with experience in undertaking research related to end-of-life care (EoLC) and handling big data would be an advantage.

The appointee is expected to involve in a research team working on cutting-edge research and evaluation studies in end-of-life care, and supervise junior research staff.  He/She will also be engaged in training for healthcare and social care professionals as tutor/facilitator; and perform any other duties as assigned.  This position will expose the appointee to both academic research and teaching in the multi-disciplinary EoLC team.

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, upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 28, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:May 30, 2022 (HK Time)

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