Ref.: 201801070
Posting Title: Research Assistant I/II
Department: Faculty of Education
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
 

 

Research Assistant I/II in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201801070) (to commence on August 15, 2018 or as soon as possible for one year)

Applicants should have a good Bachelor's degree in Linguistics, Social Sciences, or related disciplines. They should have very strong English writing and speaking skills, good organizational skills and be familiar with qualitative and quantitative data collection and/or analysis. They should also be self-motivated, responsible and able to work independently. The appointee will work on research projects related to student-teacher mentoring programmes, discourse analysis, language policy, English as a Second Language teaching and learning, assisting in the research process including literature search, collecting, transcribing, and analyzing data, writing reports and preparation of manuscripts for publication; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She will also be required to provide project and personal administrative support. 

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 Ms. Elaine Chin at estchin@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 August 1, 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.