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

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 499832
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Programme Officer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref: 499832) (to commence as soon as possible, on 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 Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Environmental Studies or a related discipline with at least one year’s relevant full-time work experience. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese). Those with competency with GIS, plus experience in conducting fieldwork research and organizing public education activities pertaining to rivers and urban channels in Hong Kong would definitely have an advantage.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club Water Initiative on Sustainability and Engagement (JC-WISE) Project under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The project aimed at raising the public’s awareness, and appreciation, of the importance of achieving long-term water sustainability for Hong Kong. He/she is expected to work closely with the project’s Programme Manager to implement the Project’s activities.

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 April 19, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 499644) need not re-apply.

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