Research Assistant [Appointment period: six months]

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Kowloon
Employment type
Industry Education / Training
Job function Science / Lab / Research > Others
Published On 25/11/2016
ref. 161125-02

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College, offering quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers; and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development, offering professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. 

The College now invites applications for the following post:

School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED)

Research Assistant (Ref. 161125-02)
[Appointment period: six months]

Duties

The appointee will assist the Project Leader in the research project - “Design and Implementation of an Induction Program to Encourage Teachers to Adopt Mobile Phone-based Student Response System”.

He/She will be required to:

(a) assist in literature review, data collection and analysis;
(b) assist in writing up and presenting research results;
(c) provide administrative support to the project; and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(a) an honours degree or equivalent;
(b) good analytical skill preferably with some experience in analyzing quantitative data;
(c) high proficiency in English and Chinese; and
(d) be self-motivated, responsible, and able to work independently.

Preference will be given to those with publications/experience in research areas related to teaching and learning.

Possession knowledge of software packages such as SPSS and NVivo will be an advantage.

Remuneration

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application

Application forms are obtainable by downloading from http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/.  Please quote the reference number, unit and post in the application.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Room 1710, 17/F, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon by post/fax (2364 0098)/e-mail ( huoffice@cpce-polyu.edu.hk) on or before Saturday, 10 December 2016.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

For enquiries/further information, please contact Dr Adam Wong at 3746 0700 or via email spklwong@speed-polyu.edu.hk

Note:  College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.