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

Ref. : 201700557
Posting Title : Research Assistant II (holding the functional title of Statistical Assistant) in the Public Opinion Programme
Department : Faculty of Social Sciences
Closing Date : June 30, 2017

Research Assistant II (holding the functional title of Statistical Assistant) in the Faculty of Social Sciences for the Public Opinion Programme (Ref.: 201700557) (to commence as soon as possible for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal)


Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Statistics, General Mathematics or other related disciplines with at least 1 year's work experience. They should have high proficiency in MS applications, particularly in Excel; good knowledge of statistical applications (such as SPSS, R, SAS); a strong problem-solving skill with great numerical sense; high integrity; and a strong sense of responsibility. They should be self-motivated, logical, detail-oriented, and able to work under pressure and handle multi-tasks. Those with work experience in research field and good programming skills are preferred. The appointee will conduct data processing and statistical analysis for various research projects; perform time series analysis, indexes building and data mining; develop data archiving and retrieval system; provide statistical and analytical solutions upon request; and provide technical support to the survey unit.


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: Application form (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at 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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