Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 501966) (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 or above in Social Sciences, Psychology, Design, Statistics, Information System, Engineering, Public Health or related disciplines, preferably with a Master’s degree of the aforesaid disciplines, and at least one year’s post-qualification work experience in elderly, technology, healthcare, or education setting. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong communication skills; knowledge in using statistical software such as SPSS, R, Phyton; and be able to work independently and as a team.
The appointee will work in a multidisciplinary research team to conduct multiple projects. He/She will support the development and promotion of gerontology-infusion teaching and learning in the university; and coordinate user studies of intelligent robotics and other type of technologies for eldercare. He/She will be responsible for literature review; coordination of data collection activities; data analysis; preparation of presentations, manuscripts and reports; liaison with elderly people, NGOs partners and collaborators; and performing other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators.
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, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.