Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology University of Hong Kong, Department of Sociology Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow

Department : Department of Sociology

Closing Date : May 31, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology, to commence as soon as possible for a period of one year.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Sociology, Social Media and Migration, or other related discipline; proficiency in written and oral communication in Putonghua and English; excellence in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; familiarity with quantitative or qualitative analyses in social sciences research; and ability to work independently and as a team. The appointee will assist Professor Pun Ngai in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on her Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) project on Social Media and Migration; oversee data collection, data analysis and draft reports; supervise Research Assistants; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals, social media and migration professionals, as well as stakeholders in the community.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.


Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees to the Department of Sociology at Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Closes May 31, 2018.


The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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