Research Assistant (PR0278/22-23) at Department of Social Work

Hong Kong Baptist University
December 21, 2022
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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

Research Assistant (PR0278/22-23)

The Department of Social Work is dedicated to working for the betterment of society through research, teaching, and service to the community. For over 60 years, the Department has been fully engaged in social work education through collaborative efforts with social service organisations in Hong Kong, advancing in many frontiers, including research, professional training and consulting, and supporting social policy changes.

In recent decades, the Department has made significant progress in internationalisation by strengthening cooperation with scholars from renowned universities in different parts of the world, and developing academic exchange opportunities for colleagues and students. The Department values the application of scientific evidence, as well as the development and implementation of evidence-based policy and practice, with an aim of bringing significant impact to the society.

Responsibilities: The appointee will participate in research projects; be responsible for data handling and collection, and database set-up; and perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in Statistics, Data Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, or other related disciplines, preferably with at least one year's post-qualification experience;
  • Experience in statistical analysis and using statistical software packages would be highly desirable;
  • A good command of written English and Chinese as well as spoken English and Cantonese; and
  • A strong sense of responsibility and good communication skills.
  • A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 8.5% of basic salary. The appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re- appointment thereafter will be subject to performance review, mutual agreement, and availability of funding.

    Application Procedure: Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after the submission of the application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at https:// hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

    The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and 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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