Research Assistant II in the Faculty of Social Sciences for the Public Opinion Programme Hong Kong University, Faculty of Social Sciences

Ref. : 201700558
Posting Title : Research Assistant II (holding the functional title of Research Executive/Research Project Assistant) in the Public Opinion Programme
Department : Faculty of Social Sciences
Closing Date : June 30, 2017
 
 

Research Assistant II (holding the functional title of Research Executive/Research Project Assistant) in the Faculty of Social Sciences for the Public Opinion Programme (Ref.: 201700558) (to commence as soon as possible for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal)

 

Applicant should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Social Sciences or relevant disciplines, with at least 1 year's work experience. They should have good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; proficiency in MS applications, particularly in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Chinese word processing; good project planning, organizational and communication skills; and have a strong sense of responsibility. They should also be self-motivated and mature; able to work independently; and handle multi-tasks. Those with good knowledge of statistical applications such as SPSS and proven experience in translation are preferred. The appointee will assist the research team to coordinate research projects on various topics; prepare research reports and press releases; translate materials; carry out quality control measures; and provide support to large-scale social projects when needed.

 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

 

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. with detailed personal particulars, qualification, expected salary, and available date to Ms. Carmen Law, Public Opinion Programme, Room 706, 7/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong (e-mail: vacancy_re@hkupop.hku.hk). Application form (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will commence on May 8, 2017 and continue until June 30, 2017.

 

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


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