Senior Research Assistant in Social Work and Social Administration
University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Hong Kong

Full-time/Part-time Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Medical Social Worker)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508862
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Full-time/Part-time Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Medical Social Worker) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 508862) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

This position is jointly recruited by the Department of Social Work and Social Administration and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Work or a related discipline, with three years’ post-qualification experience; or a Master’s degree in the aforementioned discipline with one year’s post-qualification experience.  They should be a Registered Social Worker.  They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese); good communication skills; and ability to work independently and as a team player.  They should also be self-motivated, and familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods.

The appointee will develop psychosocial care service on reproductive medicine in Queen Mary Hospital and Kwong Wah Hospital.  He/She will assist the Principal Investigator in conducting case and group counseling, field works, and health education; support in intervention programmes; coordinate ongoing research projects; draft reports, and perform any other duties as assigned.  He/She will be required to work on irregular working hours occasionally.  Depending on the qualification and experience of the applicant, and the job assignment requirements, this position can either be arranged on a full-time or part-time basis.  For further enquiries about the post, please contact Dr. Y.L. Fung at

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

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Nov 9, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Dec 31, 2021 (HK Time)

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