Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five schools, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute...

Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five schools, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional & Continuing Education. Through them, we have been providing full-time and part-time programmes at undergraduate, post-graduate, and sub-degree levels.

Today we have over 9,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students at OUHK with more than 220 programmes of studies. The OUHK spirit is a culmination of a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and a creative approach to learning and teaching. Reaching out to our next generation and across the borders through advanced web technologies has been our principal goal in the past years.

Project Coordinator (Research)

Job level Middle
Work exp 4 Years To 15 Years or above
Education Doctorate or above
Location Homantin
Employment type Freelance
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Published On 11/11/2016
ref. 16-RF-334-O

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the University Research Centre (URC):

Project Coordinator (Research)
at the rank of Research Fellow
(Ref: 16-RF-334-O)
University Research Centre

Duties

The appointee will be responsible for a broad range of duties, including promoting research culture, deliver seminars/workshops for research-related professional development, provision of solid and constructive advice on research proposals and reports, preparing publications related to research skills and methodology, coordinate submission of research proposals and reports to external funding bodies, prepare research proposals and conducting research projects on university education modes, assisting the University to maintain close links with research organizations locally and in other parts of the world for collaboration purposes. He/she should be able to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines. The appointee will also be required to have sufficient expertise and seniority to complete the tasks ahead.

Requirements

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree with a proven record of research and publications, preferably in areas relevant to university education or social science areas. They should also be highly proficient in research and very familiar with a broad range of research methods and techniques, have very good leadership, organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills, as well as an excellent command of English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua). They should be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, and highly proficient in common statistical tests and proficiency in computer application software. A master’s degree holder with substantial experience in research/publications may be considered for the position of Research Associate.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time fixed term contract. Renewal of contract will be subject to performance, service need and availability of funding. Fringe benefits will include annual leave, medical & dental benefits and gratuity, where applicable.

Application Procedures

Please complete the “Application Form”, which is obtainable from the University's website (http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/jobs), and send it together with your CV to Ms. Beryl Wong, University Research Centre, The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon or email: urc@ouhk.edu.hk. (Please quote the reference number in your application).

Deadline: 27 November 2016

General information about the University is available on the University’s website http://www.ouhk.edu.hk. Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy. The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website. Applicants who are not contacted by the University by the end of January 2017 may consider their applications unsuccessful.