Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (PR0178/22-23)

Hong Kong Baptist University

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (PR0178/22-23)

The Faculty of Social Sciences at Hong Kong Baptist University is recruiting a highly motivated and research-oriented Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to conduct research in gerontology, particularly in areas related to healthy aging, family caregiving, lifelong learning, migration and cultural diversity; and built digital environments in the aging populations. The candidate is expected to contribute to research implementation, publications and proposal development.


Applicants should hold a PhD with strong quantitative data analytic skills, and a background in social work, sociology, psychology, gerontology, public health, or other related fields. Experience with mixed-method and community participatory research would be an asset. Prior employment experience in research is highly desirable, but not a requirement. The candidate should be self-motivated and have a proven track record of productivity in publishing high-quality peer-reviewed research papers and grant submissions. Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected.

Further enquiry about the position can be directed to Professor Daniel W.L. Lai, PhD, [].

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications using the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after submission of the application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised. The appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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