Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration University of Hong Kong, Department of Social Work and Social Administration Hong Kong

Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II

Department : Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Closing Date : June 15, 2018

Full-time/Half-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 201800497) (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, Social Work, Political Science, Sociology, or related disciplines. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, a strong sense of responsibility, and adequate knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods. They should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks. They should also have good interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Previous work experience in research projects would be preferred but not required. The appointee will work on research projects related to social welfare policies, poverty issues, migration policies, and family well-being. He/She will be responsible for literature research and review, data collection and analysis, data management, report writing, and other research-related duties as assigned. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Julia Shu-Huah Wang (email: jshwang@hku.hk).


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experiences 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. and writing sample(s), stating the expected salary and available date to Dr. Wang at jshwang@hku.hk. Application forms (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 start immediately and continue until June 15, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible.


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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