Ref.: 201800595
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant
Department: Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Closing Date: May 26, 2018
 

 

Senior Research Assistant in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (Ref.: 201800595) (to commence on September 1, 2018, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Master's degree in Social Sciences, Communication, Journalism or Media Studies; at least 3 years' work experience; a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; the ability to work independently; and good computer skills, as well as good interpersonal and communication skills.  They should be self-motivated.  Experience in social media would be an advantage.  The appointee will be responsible for project execution, data interpretation, project communication, and providing relevant teaching assistance.  He/She will be a key researcher working on a project on news literacy.

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 together with an up-to-date C.V., to the Centre at jmsc4@hku.hk.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes May 26, 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.