Work and Social Administration
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523586 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Applications are invited for the appointment as Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I (to commence as soon as possible, on a one- year temporary term with the possibility of renewal)
The appointee will join our Social Capital research team to study social capital in the Chinese/Asian context. S/he will be responsible for the literature review, liaison with local NGOs, collecting data from focus groups and a smartphone application, analyzing both qualitative and quantitative data, and performing other duties as assigned. For more details, please email the Project Manager, Dr. Chan On Fung, at [email protected], or the Project Director, Professor Terry Lum, at [email protected].
Applicants should possess a bachelor's degree or above in Public Policy, Sociology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, or a related discipline with three years' post-qualification experience; or a master's degree in the above fields with one year's post-qualification experience. They should also have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), strong analytical skills, familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and the ability to work independently and as a team. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.
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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV with supporting documents, a cover letter stating their background, and one reference for the post applied. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the deadline or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency
Advertised: Oct 25, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)