Senior Research Assistant/ Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences Hong Kong University, Department of Sau Po Centre on Ageing Hong Kong

Ref. : 201601114
Posting Title : Senior Research Assistant/ Research Assistant I/II
Department : Sau Po Centre on Ageing
Closing Date : June 30, 2017

Senior Research Assistant/ Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref. 201601114) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary term, or on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)


Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistics or related disciplines; a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; comprehensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis; and good knowledge of the local elderly service setting. Those with experience of fieldwork data collection from elder people and caregivers, and at least one year's of post-qualification work experience in gerontology or related research projects are preferred. The appointee will be responsible for literature review; data collection and analysis; preparation of presentations, manuscripts and reports; and other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators. Those with more supervisory and management experience in research projects may be considered for the post of Senior Research Assistant; and those with more research experience and stronger academic background might be considered for the post of Research Assistant I.


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., stating the expected salary and available date to, and quoting the job reference number and post title in the e-mail subject.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at Review of the applications will commence in mid-August. Closes 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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