Research Assistant in Social Work and Social Administration

University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I / Research Assistant II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503147
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I / Research Assistant II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 503147) (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 in Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines with three years’ post-qualification experience; or a Master’s degree in the aforementioned disciplines with one year’s post-qualification experience.  They should have proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese); skills in analytical evaluation and generation of practical solutions; and the ability to work independently and as a team player.  Those with post-qualification work experience in social sciences research projects and knowledge in data analysis are preferred.

The appointee will join the Jockey Club JoyAge Project to assist Project Directors in managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on elderly mental health services; oversee data collection and draft reports, and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned.  He/She will have ample opportunities to work with Social Workers and other mental health professionals, as well as stakeholders in the local community.  Applicants with lower qualifications and/or less supervisory, management or research experience may be considered as Research Assistant I/II.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500332) 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.  Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until February 28, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jan 29, 2021 (HK Time)

Applications close:Feb 28, 2021 (HK Time)

Apply now