Project Assistant (PR0156/18-19)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Kowloon Tong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Administration > Clerical / Admin / Operation
Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 04/12/2018


Department of Social Work

The Department invites job applications under the project “Development of an online cognitive behavioral intervention programme to reduce depressive symptoms for adults with depression”. The project aims at developing an online counselling programme to help Hong Kong adults with depression to improve their mental health. A research will also be conducted to evaluate the programme effectiveness.

The appointee will provide support to the Project Coordinator. Duties include:

(a) Assisting to prepare programme materials;

(b) Promoting the project;

(c) Recruiting participants;

(d) Collecting data;

(e) Arranging meetings between the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators;

(f) Coordinating the video-production work; and

(g) Performing other administrative and logistic work as assigned.

Applicants should (i) have a Bachelor’s degree (preferably a Master’s degree) in social sciences (social work, counseling, psychology, or psychiatric nursing preferred); (ii) possess some relevant work experience in practice and/or research; (iii) have excellent writing and communication skills in both Chinese and English; (iv) be innovative and proactive when working with a team.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one to two years commencing January 2019. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (  Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 15 December 2018