Ref.: 201800738
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences
Closing Date: June 11, 2018


Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences, to commence as soon as possible for three years.

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 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.  The appointee will evaluate a large-scale community-based pragmatic, randomised controlled trial of improving caregiver-child communication and caregiver stress.  He/She will conduct 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. 

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., to the Faculty at  Please indicate clearly the reference number and the position applied for in the e-mail subject.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at June 11, 2018.

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