Applications are invited for the following post:

Applications are invited for the following post:

Full-time Research Assistant I/II in the Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) within the Faculty of Education (Ref: 201601503)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 03/11/2016

Applications are invited for Full-time Research Assistant I/II in the Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) within the Faculty of Education (Ref: 201601503), to commence as soon as possible until August 2017. 

The Centre for Information Technology in Education (CITE) at The University of Hong Kong has launched a new three-year university-school support project on Self-Directed Learning in Science (SDLS) in September 2014. Details of the project can be found in the project website http://sdls.cite.hku.hk/. 

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education or other relevant fields. They should have proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese (fluency in Cantonese); excellent communication skills; good IT skills; and experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods.  Those with a higher degree in Psychology, Education or Humanities with at least 2 years of research experience; sound knowledge and skills in using moodle platform and have teaching experience; research skills, particularly interview and qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills; and experience in project coordination and organizing events e.g. seminars and conferences; and familiarity with the local education environment and curriculum design are preferred. 

The appointee will assist the SDLS project team to conduct lesson observations; surveys and interviews; organize project seminars; perform data management; assist in paper-based and online data collection and analyses; and day to day project administration. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.  

Applicants should send a completed application form, a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V. to Ms. Bella Chow (email: citeadm@hku.hk).  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes November 20, 2016.  The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

 

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