Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II (3 posts)

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

July 2, 2021


Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II (3 posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 504324 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000) Categories: Research Support Staff Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II (3 posts) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 504324) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed- term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences or other related disciplines, with three years' post- qualification experience; or a Master's degree in the aforementioned disciplines with one year's post-qualification experience. They should have proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); skills in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; and the ability to work independently and as a team player. Those with post- qualification work experience in social sciences research projects and knowledge in data analysis are preferred.

The appointees will assist Project Directors and Managers in implementing research project on elderly mental wellness; be responsible for data collection and analysis, preparing presentations, drafting reports; and perform any other duties as assigned. They will have ample opportunities to work with research professionals, clinical psychologists, social workers as well as stakeholders in the local community. Those with lower qualifications and/or less management or research experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I/II.

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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter stating their research background and the contact information of two referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 2, 2021 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Jun 8, 2021 (HK Time) Applications close: Jul 2, 2021 (HK Time)

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