Post-doctoral Fellow in Caregiving of Children with Developmental Delays University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Social Sciences Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow in Caregiving of Children with Developmental Delays

Ref.: 493850

Work type: Full-time

Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Caregiving of Children with Developmental Delays in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 492687), to commence as soon as possible for 30 months.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or other related disciplines with at least three years’ work experience. They should have demonstrated expertise in analysing large and complex qualitative and quantitative datasets; excellent written and spoken communication skills; and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Preference will be given to those with experience in conducting randomised controlled trials and handling psychophysiological data, and with the basic understanding of implementation science. The appointee will be responsible for evaluating a large-scale community-based pragmatic, randomised controlled trial of improving caregiver-child communication and caregiver stress. The appointee will conduct qualitative interviews, focus groups, sophisticated statistical analyses; write scientific publications and reports; and assist in general administrative, operational and other duties as assigned.


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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on January 15, 2019 and continue until February 28, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Advertised: Jan 14, 2019 (HK Time)

Applications close: Feb 28, 2019 (HK Time)

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