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Senior Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 498578
Work type: Full-time
Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 498578) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary term, or a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Public Health or a related discipline with three years’ post-qualification experience.  Those with a Master’s degree and have at least one year’s post-qualification experience in elderly, family or health settings are preferred.  He/She should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, strong communication skills, and be able to work independently and as a team.  The appointee will contribute to the projects on caregiving and intergenerational care.  He/She will be responsible for literature review; data collection and analysis; preparation of presentations, manuscripts, and reports; liaison with elderly people and NGOs partners; supervision of research assistants and helpers; and other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators.  He/She will have ample opportunity to collaborate with service professionals and academic experts.

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 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 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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