Hong Kong University

Hong Kong University

Post Doctoral Fellow

Hong Kong

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Post Doctoral Fellow

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524522 Work type: Full-time Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow, Research Staff Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Social Work & Social Administration within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.524522), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, preferably with multi-disciplinary education background, for example in engineer, computer science, health science, nursing, or other related discipline. Those with research experience in gerontechenology and/or applying technology solutions to studies are preferred. They should demonstrate strong competency in conceptualization, data analysis, experimental design, IT and/or application, and have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

The Principal Investigator is leading a research focus on developing technology in soft robot solutions for mobility assistance and fall assessment and prevention among older adults. The appointee will contribute to strengthen the University's strategically oriented research themes on Health Tech, Intelligence, and Sustainable Society and the Faculty's focus on Cities 2050 and Wellness. In particular, the appointee is expected to contribute to innovative scholarship in gerontechnology in multi-disciplinary research projects. The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in managing and monitoring the project implementation; overseeing data collection and data analysis; preparing presentations and reports; and supervising other research- support staff and publication. He /She will have ample opportunity to collaborate with scholars with multi-disciplinary background, service professionals and domain experts.

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 commence as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity, and transparency.

Advertised: May 3, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: May 31, 2024 (HK Time)

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Post Doctoral Fellow


Hong Kong University


Hong Kong


May 03, 2024

Application deadline

May 31, 2024

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

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