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Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Senior Project Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502293
Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Civil Society and Governance (30101)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Senior Project Officer) in the Centre for Civil Society and Governance (Ref.: 502293) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Anthropology, Urban Studies or a related discipline with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; the ability to work independently and as a team; and good knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Experience in project management and curation in Cultural Heritage Studies, Anthropology, Sustainable Development, and/or work experience in community planning, place-making and communication would be an advantage.

The appointee will be responsible for developing and managing action research projects; preparing project proposals; developing and leading community outreach activities; and performing other teaching and research-related duties as assigned by the Director of the Centre. He/She is also required to work outdoor at rural areas occasionally. Working public holidays/during weekends are occasionally required.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on two-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V..  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 19, 2020 (extended to October 31, 2020), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.





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