Ref.: 201801067
Posting Title: Senior Research Assistant
Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Closing Date: July 31, 2018


Senior Research Assistant in the HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 201801067) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a good Bachelor's degree or above in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Education, or related disciplines, with at least 5 years’ teaching experience in school or with school children/adolescents. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); proficiency in software applications such as Microsoft Office package and SPSS; good analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills; experience in curriculum development; and the ability to work independently and in a team. Those with experience in project coordination and undertaking research and publication related to mental health and who are immediately available are preferred. The appointee will implement programmes for schools and provide support to the project.

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 Mr. Rickey Yau by e-mail at or by post at 2nd Floor, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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.