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Research Assistant Professor in the Research Hub on Institutions of China, Faculty of Social Sciences

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Research Assistant Professor in the Research Hub on Institutions of China, Faculty of Social Sciences

We now invite applications for the captioned post.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • work on collaborative research projects in the Social Sciences;
  • analyse large-volume textual data with machine learning algorithms;
  • analyse survey and other quantitative and qualitative data;
  • perform any other duties related to quantitative political science research as assigned. 


Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Sam Li at



  • a PhD degree in Political Science or relevant fields;
  • a strong background and experience in quantitative research, especially on survey analysis, panel data analysis, machine learning, and textual data analysis;
  • an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • preferably strong publication track record on peer-reviewed academic journals.  


What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 3-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary.  Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries. 


How to Apply

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 July 14, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 


The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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