Research Assistant in Social Work and Social Administration

University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Research Assistant I/II in Social Work and Social Administration

Ref.: 500104

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)

Categories: Research Support Staff

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 500104) (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, Statistics, Social Work, Sociology, 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. Those with experience in research and data analysis would have an advantage. They should have good quantitative research methods skills and knowledge in programming languages such as SPSS, R, or Stata; have strong communication skills in both English and Chinese, and be able to work independently and as a team.

The appointee will work for several local and cross-country projects on social innovation and social entrepreneurship development as they relate to well-being outcomes. He/She will be responsible for literature review; data collection and analysis; preparation of presentations, manuscripts and reports; liaison with NGOs and other relevant community stakeholders; supervision of research helpers; and other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators. Enquiries about the post or projects should be sent to Dr. Cheryl Hiu-kwan Chui (chkchui@hku.hk).

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 May 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:May 5, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:May 31, 2020 (HK Time)