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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 502040
Work type: Full-time
Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 502040) (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, Sociology, Social Policy, Statistics or related disciplines, preferably with at least one year of post-qualification work experience in gerontology or related research projects. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; comprehensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis; and good knowledge of the local elderly service setting. Experience of fieldwork data collection from elder people and caregivers would be an advantage.

The appointee will be responsible for literature review; data collection and analysis; preparation of presentations, manuscripts and reports; and performing other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators. Those with more research experience, supervisory experience and stronger academic background may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I. 

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500647) need not re-apply.

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., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 2, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.





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