Ref.: 201800904
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
 

 

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 201800904) (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 postgraduate qualification in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Statistics, Biological/Medical Sciences, Nursing, or a related discipline, and at least 3 years' relevant post-qualification experience, preferably in clinical or health-related research projects. They should have excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); good understanding of social sciences research; strong commitment to high quality research; excellent project management and communication skills; and a proactive problem-solving approach. They should also be responsible, mature, and able to work independently and in a team. Applicants who have experience in counselling or psychological consultation will have an advantage. The appointee will assist in proposal or report writing, project management, development of health education materials, training/teaching activities, data collection and statistical analysis in practice-based research projects.  Irregular working hours will be required occasionally.   Those with less experience may be appointed as Research Assistant I. 

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 Dr. Celia Chan at chancelia@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 as soon as possible and continue until June 29, 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.