Ref.: 201800371
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II
Department: Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education
Closing Date: April 6, 2018


Research Assistant I/II in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201800371) (to commence as soon as possible until February 28, 2019)

The Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) launched a new 19-month university-school support project on “Multilevel Leadership Network for SDL Innovation to Advance STEM Development (SDLS-MLN)” in August 2017. The project aims to provide professional support to teachers and schools for the design, implementation and evaluation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in the upper primary (P.4-6) and lower secondary (S.1-3) schools in Hong Kong. More details of the project can be found in the project website Information about the Centre can be obtained at

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in science, social sciences, education or other relevant fields with at least 2 years’ research experience. They should have proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese, excellent communication skills, good basic IT skills, and experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. A higher degree in Science and Technology, Psychology, Education or Humanities is a definite advantage.  Familiarity with the local education environment and curriculum design is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those with research skills (particularly interview, qualitative data analysis and quantitative analysis using SPSS) and experience in STEM as well as in project coordination and event organization such as seminars and conferences.

The appointee will assist the project team to conduct literature review, surveys, interviews, data management, paper-based and online data collection and analyses; organize project seminars; and write up reports.

The position offers excellent opportunities for candidates interested in pursuing graduate studies in related fields in Education.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form, a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V. to Ms. Bella Chow at Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hkCloses April 6, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career. 

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