Student Research Assistant

Hong Kong University
June 05, 2024
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Student Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526685 Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time, Hourly-paid Department: Centre on Contemporary China and the World (47700) Categories: Research Staff, Executive / Technical / Support, General Support Staff Hong Kong

Student Research Assistant in the Centre on Contemporary China and the World (Ref.: 526685)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

The appointees will have an ample opportunity to work under the supervision and guidance of scholars within the Centre on the professional policy research on China's politics, society and foreign policy, including:

  • collect and analyse data
  • compile bibliographies and chronologies
  • write briefing memos and draft summary reports, abstracts, and analyses of books and articles
  • prepare notes on meetings and conferences
  • create and maintain spreadsheets and databases
  • copy-edit scholars' articles, monographs, papers, and books for clarity of language, accuracy, grammar and spelling
  • create, update and confirm footnotes, provide fact-checking, editing, and proofreading
  • assist scholars in drafting remarks, articles, and presentations, including the development and formatting of PowerPoint presentations
  • provide proactive support on event organization, scheduling, logistics, and administrative tasks for the day-to-day operation of the Centre and for certain Centre events
  • Requirements

  • undergraduate or graduate students in political science, international affairs, economics, or related disciplines
  • a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Mandarin)
  • a good understanding of Chinese politics, economy, society, China-US relations, and broader international affairs
  • good writing and editing skills for English and Chinese academic texts
  • good skills in drafting event materials, such as announcements, invitations, and reports
  • effective use of the Internet and proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Excel) is essential, and familiarity with additional data analytics tools is preferred.
  • excellent organizational and communication skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • ability to work with minimal supervision, multi-task, priorities and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will commence from July 2, 2024 on a temporary part-time or full-time basis for 2 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 5, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. For further enquiries, please contact [email protected].

    The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

    Advertised: May 16, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Jun 5, 2024 (HK Time)

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