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Research Assistant(Ref: RA/CCFS/0519)The Education University of Hong Kong
  • Not Specified
  • Salary negotiable
  • Posted on 17 May 2019
Research Assistant(Ref: RA/CCFS/0519)The Education University of Hong Kong
Job Highlights
  • Experience in academic research
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Conducting literature review
Job Description

Centre for Child and Family Science

The appointee will mainly provide research support to a project entitled “C for Chinese @JC” funded by  The  Hong  Kong  Jockey  Club  Charities  Trust.    This  project  aims  to  foster  Chinese  learning  in multicultural  children  and  to  facilitate  the  early  integration  of  multicultural  children  into  the  local education  system  and  the  community  so  we focus  on  developing  and  training  of  four  groups  of practitioners:  social  service  professionals,  school  leaders,  educators,  and  multicultural  teaching assistants.

The   appointee   will   be   responsible   for   conducting   literature   review,   data   collection   including administering  questionnaires  to  teachers  and  other  project  participants  and  conducting  interviews; transcribing  qualitative  data  and  performing  qualitative  and  statistical  data  analysis;  taking  minutes, and  drafting  manuscripts  as  well  as  reports.    They  will  be  required  to  liaise  with  kindergartens, teachers  and  participants  of  the  project;  supervise  part-time  student  helpers;  and  perform  any  other duties as assigned.  The appointment will be for a period of 12 months with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Psychology or other related disciplines, preferably  with  relevant  post-qualification  full-time  working  experience.    They  should  have  a  good organizational,  interpersonal  as  well  as  communication  skills.    They  should  have  be  adept  at  multi-tasking,  and  demonstrate  the  ability  to  work  both  independently  and  as  a  good  team  player.  Applicants should have high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese.  Knowledge in computer applications (e.g. Excel, Access, Chinese  work processing) and SPSS statistical analysis is essential.  Knowledge of NVIVO is highly desirable.  Experience in academic research would be an advantage.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial  appointment  will  be  made  on  a  fixed-term  contract. Fringe  benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits.

Application  Forms  are  obtainable  from  (a);  or  (b)  the  Human Resources  Office,  3/F, Cho  Kwai  Chee  Foundation Building, The  Education  University  of  Hong Kong,  10Lo  Ping  Road,  Tai  Po,  New Territories,  Hong  Kong.    The  completed  Application  Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by clicking "Apply Now" or by  post  to  the  above  address.   Review  of  applications  will  start  from 17  May  2019,  and will continue until the post is filled.Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and  mark  “Strictly  Confidential –Job  Application”  on  the  envelope.Personal  data  provided  by applicants  will  be  used  for  recruitment  and  other  employment-related  purposes. For  details  of  the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.The University reserves the  right  not  to  fill  the  position(s)advertised.Since  the  incumbent  may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Additional Information
Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Dental insurance, Gratuity, Medical insurance
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