Ref.: 201801069
Posting Title: Research Assistant II
Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Closing Date: July 31, 2018


Research Assistant II in the HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention  within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 201801069) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a good Bachelor degree or above in Statistics/Social Sciences or related discipline. The appointee should have excellent written and spoken skills in Chinese/Cantonese and English, good interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills (i.e., Microsoft office suite); and solid knowledge of quantitative methodologies and statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS/SAS). They should also be logical, detail-oriented, and self-motivated.  Those with high level quantitative skills in analyzing panel surveys and large data base and geo-spatial data are preferred. The appointee will be involved in literature and policy review, data collection and analysis, data management, preparation of manuscripts and reports, and administrative work.

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.