Ref.: 201800450
Posting Title: 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 socihr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.   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.