Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II

Hong Kong University
April 17, 2024
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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526152 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/II (several posts) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary term with the possibility of renewal)

The appointees will join Professor Terry Lum's Social Capital research team to explore both the social and the societal resources for individuals of the elderly population, various youth groups and ethical diversities in the Chinese/Asian context. They will be responsible for data collection, focus groups, literature review, liaison with local NGOs, analysis of research data, and performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants for Senior Research Assistant should possess a Bachelor's degree in Geography, Public Policy, Sociology, Public Administration, Statistics 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, experience conducting various quantitative data analyses, 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 or 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 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: Mar 18, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 17, 2024 (HK Time)

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