Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currently have about 10,000 full-time and 9,000 part-time students in the five Schools at the OUHK with about 220...

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currently have about 10,000 full-time and 9,000 part-time students in the five Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies. In addition, there are about 2,000 full-time/part-time students studying in LiPACE.

 

The University strives to be a leader in providing open and flexible education to all, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time face-to-face programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong, and we are committed to advancing learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.

 

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post(s) in the School of Arts and Social Sciences:

Part-time Research Assistant (Project code: R6340)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Homantin
Employment type Part Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Published On 03/01/2020
Tags
ref. 200000E

Major Duties and Responsibilities

For Part-time Research Assistant (1)

The appointee will assist in a research project related to e-learning for interpreting training. He/she shall mainly be responsible for the followings:

  • preparing interpreting learning materials;
  • providing assistance in literature review; and
  • performing other duties as assigned by the principal investigator.

 

For Part-time Research Assistant (2)

The appointee will assist in a research project related to e-learning for interpreting training. He/she shall mainly be responsible for the followings:

  • data collection, such as developing questionnaires and conducting interviews
  • data analyses, especially quantitative analysis 
  • providing assistance in writing papers/reports; and
  • performing other duties as assigned by the principal investigator.

 

Requirements

For Part-time Research Assistant (1)

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • a bachelor's degree in Interpreting and Translation or a related discipline;
  • preferably have experience in interpreting and research works;
  • good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua); and
  • detail-oriented, hardworking, responsible, and able to meet deadlines and work independently.

 

For Part-time Research Assistant (2)

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Analysis or a related discipline;
  • good knowledge of advanced statistics and related software, such as SPSS
  • preferably have experience in data analyses and research works;
  • good command of English and Chinese; and
  • detail-oriented, hardworking, responsible, and able to meet deadlines and work independently. 

 

Compensation Package

For Part-time Research Assistant (1)

Successful candidate will be appointed on a temporary part-time contract and work not more than 17 hours per week between 3 February 2020 and 31 December 2020. Payment will be made on hourly basis. Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions.

 

For Part-time Research Assistant (2)

Successful candidate will be appointed on a temporary part-time contract and work not more than 17 hours per week between 3 February 2020 and 31 July 2021. Payment will be made on hourly basis. Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions.

 

Application Procedures

Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.

https://ouhk.taleo.net/careersection/ex_non_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=200000E

 

Please contact Dr. Venus Chan by e-mail to vwmchan@ouhk.edu.hk for enquiries about the post.

 

Deadline:   19 January 2020

 

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in Dec 2019 need not re-apply.)

 

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