Research Assistant in Social Sciences

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Social Sciences

Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Project Officer) in Social Sciences 

The University of Hong Kong

Ref.: 500348

Work type: Full-time

Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Project Officer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref: 500348) (to commence as soon as possible thereafter until January 31, 2023, on a fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10% of basic salary) 

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The project aims at studying and promoting mindful school culture in Hong Kong.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Psychology, Social Sciences or a related discipline.

They should have good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua) as well as proficiency in MS Excel, SPSS and Chinese typing. The appointee will be responsible for the smooth operation of the project. The major tasks include organizing events, collecting and analyzing data, writing up research reports and non-technical documents, leading a team of research interns and handling relevant administrative tasks.

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 commence as soon as possible and continue until July 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Advertised:Jun 2, 2020 (HK Time) 

Applications close:Jul 15, 2020 (HK Time)