Ref.: 201800836
Posting Title: Full-time Research Assistant I/II
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
 

 

Full-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 201800836) (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 adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods; a good command of written and spoken English; familiarity with SPSS; good interpersonal and communication skills and a strong sense of responsibility. Previous work experience in face-to-face interviews (Cantonese) is preferred.  The appointee will work on research projects related to community care and mental health, liaise with different stakeholders, conduct literature review independently, manage day-to-day administrative duties, and assist in writing articles.

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., stating the expected salary and available date, to Dr. Frances Law at flawhk@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 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.