Ref.: 201800232
Posting Title: Research Assistant II
Department: School of Humanities (Comparative Literature)
Closing Date: March 20, 2018


Research Assistant II in the School of Humanities (Comparative Literature) (Ref.: 201800232) (to commence on April 2, 2018, until August 31, 2018, with the possibility of renewal for one year)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in any Arts/Humanities discipline, preferably with a Master's degree in Film, Gender, and/or Cultural Studies. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese as well as good computer skills. 

The appointee will be heavily involved in research activities related to global film culture, gender and sexuality in Hong Kong film, and the cinemas of China and the Chinese diaspora.  He/She will be responsible for assisting in research involving film studies; collecting, filing, transcribing and analyzing research materials; helping to organize workshops and seminars; assisting in the preparation of manuscripts for publication; supporting online teaching and other pedagogical activities; scheduling meetings and taking minutes; and performing some departmental administrative duties and other tasks as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The University places great emphasis on staff development to help staff develop potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities catered for staff at different stages of career development. 

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. and detailed transcripts to Professor Gina Marchetti, School of Humanities (Comparative Literature), Run Run Shaw Tower, The Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong either by mail or by email to Application forms (345/1111) can be obtained at  Further particulars can be obtained at of applications will start immediately and continue until March 20, 2018. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.