Research Officer in Educational Psychology
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

Research Officer (holding the title of Educational Psychologist)

Ref.: 500099
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Educational Psychologist) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 500099), to commence on September 1, 2020, on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Educational Psychology or a related discipline. They should have vigorous training or experience in teaching mindfulness to adults; good research skills in psychology and good practical skills in professional educational psychology; and a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua). Candidates with work experience in school setting are preferred.  The appointee will work in the Jockey Club “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative under the Faculty.  The project aims at studying and promoting mindful school culture in Hong Kong. He/She will help to plan and implement public education on mindfulness; organize and deliver training to school teachers, professionals, parents and students; provide consultation to school personnel on building a mindful school culture; and to write up research reports and non-technical documents.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 June 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:May 5, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:Jun 30, 2020 (HK Time)


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