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Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 500223
Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Full-time
Department: Centre for Applied English Studies (05300)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II in the Centre for Applied English Studies (Ref.: 500223) (to commence on July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter for 8 months with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Master's degree with a sound background in Applied Linguistics/TESOL/English Language Education and relevant experience in handling applied English research. They should be sensible and mature, have good knowledge of English language teaching and learning, excellent English communication, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, a great attention to detail and problem-solving ability, a strong sense of responsibility and capacity to work independently and in teams to assist in conducting high quality work, good basic IT skills, and experience in research data collection, analysis process and reporting.  Preference will be given to those with applied research and editing skills, and experience in supporting organization of academic events e.g. seminars and conferences. The job would provide a great professional development opportunity for those who are interested in the field of English language teaching and learning in higher education.  The appointee will assist the project team in organizing various events, including an international conference; conducting surveys and interviews; data analysis and management; production of reports; editing materials; and performing any other duties as assigned by the project leader.

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 at the University‚Äôs careers website (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 3, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.  Further enquiries about the post can write to the project leader Dr. Lillian Wong (lillianwong@hku.hk).

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity.  To promote gender diversity
and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Arts
expressly encourages qualified persons from both genders to apply

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