Part-time Research Assistant I/II

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

February 12, 2022


Part-time Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 511610 Work type: Fractional / Part-time Department: Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit (20005) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong

Part-time Research Assistant I/II in the Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit of the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 511610) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Higher Diploma or above in a Humanities or Social Science discipline such as Anthropology, Cultural Studies, English Literature, History, etc., preferably with a background in social and cultural studies. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), and the ability to work collaboratively and independently. Those who have an appreciation of youth subcultures in Hong Kong are particularly welcome. Applicants with a higher academic qualification may be appointed as Research Assistant I.

The appointee will assist Dr. Alex Gearin with a qualitative research project on emerging wellness practices in Hong Kong, including nature therapies, meditation, and virtual reality. He/She will also assist in the research process such as research designs, literature review, management of questionnaire, data collection and translation, in addition to interpretation and preparation of project reports; and perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee will be expected to work during daytime on weekdays for not more than 30 hours per week. Work outside normal office hours or on weekends may be required occasionally. For further information, please contact Dr. Gearin, project programme coordinator, at

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 start from February 4, 2022 and continue until February 12, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Jan 19, 2022 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 12, 2022 (HK Time)

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