Research Assistant in Ageing
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing

The University of Hong Kong


Ref.: 499930

Work type: Full-time

Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 499930) (to commence as soon as possible, 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, or on a one-year temporary term, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Public Health or related disciplines, preferably with a Master’s degree of the aforesaid disciplines, and at least one year’s post-qualification work experience in elderly, family or healthcare setting. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong communication skills; and be able to work independently and as a team. 

The appointee will work for a project that aims to test specific functions of couple’s collaborative dynamics in mastering daily stressors that could facilitate more positive individual and relational well-being outcomes, and whether the effectiveness of collaboration varies as a function of perceived control of self and spouse during the collaboration. He/She will be responsible for literature review; data collection and analysis; preparation of presentations, manuscripts and reports; liaison with elderly people and NGOs partners; supervision of research helpers; and other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators. 

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 start as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 8, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:May 31, 2020 (HK Time)


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