Project Assistant (two posts) (Ref. 21062408)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Government / Social Services > Project / Program Development
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 24/06/2021


Project Assistant (two posts) (Ref. 21062408)
[Appointment period: each for twelve months initially, with possibility of further appointment]


The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Supporting ethnic minority early primary students for smooth transition and social integration”. They will be required to: 

(a) assist in conducting literature review on research topics related to the project, including but not limited to child language acquisition, teaching of Chinese as a second language, play-based learning, language assessment, IT-mediated language learning etc.;

(b) assist in collecting and analysing data and disseminating research results as well as project outcomes;

(c) assist in designing, developing and implementing different kinds of learning support activities for partner schools;

(d) assist in organising workshops and project meetings as required;

(e) assist in preparation and dissemination of research results as well as project outcomes; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or his/her delegates.

The appointees may be required to work outside normal office hours, including Saturdays and Sundays, and will constantly be required to work outside the campus.

Applicants should:

(a) have an honours degree in Chinese Language & Literature, Chinese Linguistics, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Early Childhood Education or Second Language Acquisition with good knowledge of the Chinese language;

(b) have experience in developing multimedia Chinese language learning materials; and

(c) be self-disciplined and motivated, with good interpersonal skills and collegiate manner.

Preference will be given to those with knowledge of and experience in teaching Chinese as a second language, educational technology and media, designing curriculum and instruction, and early childhood education.

Applicants are invited to contact Mr Chadwick Ngan at  for further information.


A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 


Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or by clicking  . Application forms can be downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be addressed directly to Mr Chadwick Ngan (please state Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies on the envelope). The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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