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

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Project Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 504112
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I/II (holding the functional title of Project Officer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 504112) (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 or a related discipline with a research focus on the institutions of China broadly defined, and with three years’ post-qualification experience; or a Master’s degree in the aforementioned disciplines with one year’s post-qualification experience.  They should have good written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team.  Experience in building networks with researchers and scholars globally is highly preferred.

The appointee will be expected to coordinate large-scale research initiatives through collaboration with colleagues within the University and beyond.  He/She will help to build and lead the research team to effectively deliver high quality research outcome.  He/She will work closely with the Director of the Research Hub to develop and implement strategic research plans, collaborate with local and international scholars to conduct research, train and supervise junior research staff, coordinate education and training programmes, and perform any other duties as assigned.  For further enquiries about the post, please contact Mr. Larry Li at

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 from July 10, 2021 and continue until October 10, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:May 13, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Oct 10, 2021 (HK Time)

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