Ref.: 201800701
Posting Title: Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Closing Date: July 1, 2018


Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 201800701) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Public Health, Computer Science, Statistics, Psychiatry, Psychology, or a related discipline. They should have adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods; a good command of written and spoken English; familiarity with Stata, SAS, or R; good interpersonal and communication skills and a strong sense of responsibility. Those with expertise in handling large datasets will be preferred.  They should also be capable of managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines. The appointee will work on research projects related to health information system and mental health. He/She will be responsible for literature research and review, data retrieval and management, quantitative data analysis, report writing, and other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Luo Hao at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experiences 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. and writing sample(s), stating the expected salary and available date, to Dr. Luo Hao at Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start immediately and continue until July 1, 2018.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible.

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.