Ref.: 201800906
Posting Title: Research Assistant II
Department: Faculty of Education (Speech and Hearing Sciences Division)
Closing Date: July 30, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant II in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201800906) (to commence on June 15, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter for 11 months, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Psychology, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Statistics, Linguistics, or a related field.  They should have native or close to native Cantonese proficiency, strong English and Chinese writing skills; and good computer, organizational and interpersonal skills. Strong statistical skills are highly preferred. Prior experiences in research, programming/scripting (e.g., MatLab, R, Praat, Psych Toolbox), eye tracking research and working with young children are desirable.

The appointee will organize and carry out research projects that examine speech and language acquisition in young children and adults, conduct data and acoustic analysis, prepare presentations, manuscripts and research reports, and perform other duties as assigned.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800527) need not re-apply.

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. and a copy of the transcripts to Dr. P. Wong at puisanw@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 July 30, 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.