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

Ref.: 494049

Work type: Fractional / Part-time

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

Categories: Research Support Staff

Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 494049) (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 Master's degree or above in Computer Science, Statistics, Public Health, or a related discipline. They should have an adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods as well as a good command of written and spoken English. They should also be familiar with programming languages such as Python, R, or SAS. Those with expertise in data engineering, especially in handling large datasets, and/or experience in social work researches will be preferred.


The appointees will work on a multi-disciplinary project on HINCare: an AI solution for elderly care. The project is funded by $4M Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) and hosted in HKU from the year 2019 to 2021. The appointees will work in a flexible environment, and have a chance to collaborate with computer science and social science experts. This helps to cultivate their research potential and prepare for a PhD study. For further enquiries about the duties of the post and/or the project, please contact Dr. Hao Luo (haoluo@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 commence immediately and continue until April 1, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Advertised: Feb 20, 2019 (HK Time)

Applications close: Apr 1, 2019 (HK Time)

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