Ref.: 201800739
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Officer)
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences
Closing Date: June 11, 2018


Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Officer in the Faculty of Social Sciences (3 posts) (Ref.: 201800739) (to commence as soon as possible, on a 30-month fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary)

Applicants should possess a Master's degree in Counselling, Social Work, Applied Psychology, Social Sciences or a related discipline with at least three years’ experience working with caregivers and children with ASD and developmental delays. They should be responsible, mature, organised and attentive to details. They should also have great communication and counselling skills, excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese), and good understanding of social sciences research. The appointees will be trained to deliver a caregiver skills training programme, co-developed by the World Health Organization and Autism Speaks. They will then help deliver the programme to caregivers of children with ASD and/or developmental delays; and assist in data collection, analysis and dissemination.  Preference will be given to those who are keen in developing evidence-based practices for caregivers of children who are in needs in Hong Kong and who are willing to work outside office hours.

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 Faculty at Please quote the reference number in the e-mail subject. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Closes June 11, 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.