Ref.: 201800702
Posting Title: Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
 

 

Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 201800702) (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 Social Sciences, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, or a related discipline. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, a strong sense of responsibility, and adequate knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods. They should be punctual in completing assigned tasks, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple tasks. They should also have good interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work collaboratively and independently. Previous work experience in research projects would be preferred, but not required. The appointee will work on research projects related to gender and sexualities, social work service design and evaluation, and mental health among sexual minority groups. He/She will be responsible for literature research and review; data collection and analysis; data management; report writing; and other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Huang Yu-Te at yuhuang@hku.hk.  

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. Huang at yuhuang@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/.  Review of applications will start immediately and continue until June 30, 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.