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Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Medical Social Worker)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 500546
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Medical Social Worker) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref. 500546) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability) 

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), and good communication skills; ability to work independently and as a team player, be self-motivated, and familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods.

This position is jointly recruited by the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 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; assisting in intervention programmes; coordinating ongoing research projects; drafting reports; and other duties as assigned.  He/She will be required to work on irregular working hours occasionally. 

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

Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Y. L. Fung at

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 as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.




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