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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 515417
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant I in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (several posts) (Ref.: 515417) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines with 3 years’ post-qualification experience; or a Master’s degree in the above fields with 1 year’s post-qualification experience. They should have high proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), skills in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions, and the ability to work independently and as a team player. Those with post-qualification work experience in social sciences research projects and knowledge in data analysis are highly preferred. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I.

The appointees will join the JC JoyAge project to assist the Project Director and the Project Managers in managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities for elderly mental health services, overseeing data collection, drafting reports, and performing other relevant tasks as assigned. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, other mental health professionals, and various stakeholders in the local community.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, a cover letter stating their background, and the contact information of one referee. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 31 August 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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