Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Project Coordinator/Project Assistant)

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

October 15, 2021

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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I (holding the functional

title of Project Coordinator/Project Assistant)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508318 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Project Coordinator/Project Assistant) in the Centre for Water Technology and Policy of the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 508318) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

The Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, in collaboration, have jointly established the Centre for Water Technology and Policy to conduct cutting-edge research on water science, technology and policy issues relating to the broader urban sustainability agenda. The Centre is dedicated to pursuing excellence in research and teaching on water policy- technology interface issues, and to reaching out to the larger community to stimulate discussion on salient research findings.

Applicants should possess a Master's degree, preferably in Geography, Urban Planning, Political Science, Environmental Science, or a related discipline, with at least one year of work experience. Applicants who hold a Bachelor's degree in a Social Sciences discipline, with three years of work experience, are also welcomed to apply. Applicants should possess excellent writing and speaking skills in Chinese (including Cantonese) and English, as well as some hands-on experience in coordinating research and outreach activities. He/She should have strong communication skills, good problem-solving and time- management skills, and be self-motivated and well-organized in handling project tasks. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointee is expected to help coordinate the Centre's research and community outreach projects; provide assistance in coordinating the training of student ambassadors; conduct data collection; and perform any other research-related duties as assigned. Irregular working hours will be required occasionally.

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 this post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, transcripts and a writing sample. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and will continue until October 15, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Sep 14, 2021 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 15, 2021 (HK Time)

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