Research Assistant in Social Work and Social Administration
University of Hong Kong Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in Social Work and Social Administration

Ref.: 500034

Work type: Full-time

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

Categories: Research Support Staff

Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref. 500034) (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, Behavioral Sciences (e.g., sociology, economy, public health, psychology, or social work), Statistics, Computer Science, or a related discipline with two years’ post-qualification experience; or a Master’s degree in the aforementioned disciplines with one year’s post-qualification experience. Those with experience in research and data analysis would have advantage. They should have experiences in programming languages such as Stata, Mplus, R, or SPSS; have adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods and interpretation skills for the results; ability to work independently, and a good command of written and spoken English. Those with expertise in health/economic or aging research, especially in handling large and panel datasets, are preferred.

The appointee will work on projects on social, economic, and health issues using longitudinal and country-specific secondary data sets (e.g., data from US, Korea, China). Other tasks include literature review, data management, and conduct preliminary data analyses. Enquiries about the post/the project should be sent Dr. Yu-Chih Chen (yuchih@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 May 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

Advertised:Apr 24, 2020 (HK Time)

Applications close:May 31, 2020 (HK Time)


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