Research Assistant (PR0486/22-23) at Department of Sociology

Hong Kong Baptist University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Research Assistant (PR0486/22-23)

The appointee will work with the research team for a research project on the living arrangement of young adults in Hong Kong, mainland China, and the United Kingdom. The appointee is expected to conduct research and provide administrative support on research-related work. The appointee will mainly assist in the literature review, conducting an online survey, writing reports, and preparing for journal publications.

Requirements: • A bachelor's degree (preferably a master's degree) in sociology, economics, statistics, or in related disciplines, fresh university graduates may also be considered; • Good writing and communication skills in both English and Chinese; • Good analytical, organisational, and interpersonal skills; • Reliable, self-motivated, and proactive when working with a team; and • Previous experience in quantitative data analysis using statistical software (e.g. STATA and SPSS) will be an advantage.

For inquiries about the post, please contact the principal investigator of the Project, Dr. Jin Jiang at [email protected]

The initial appointment will be made on a 9-month contract commencing as soon as possible. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (https: // 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 https: //

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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