The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), with over 5,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting...

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), with over 5,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in the region, HSUHK features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student development/support services. Our aim is to nurture young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, human caring attitude, moral values and social responsibilities.

The University now invites applications for the following position to work in the Research Project “The evolutionary trend of international income inequality: an analysis of decomposition and transitional dynamics”, funded by the Research Grants Council (RGC):

Research Assistant – Department of Economics and Finance (Ref: RA (EAF - UGC/FDS14/B19/16) 2019-11-08)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Banking / Finance > Research / Analysis
Information Technology > System / Business Analyst
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 08/11/2019
ref. RA (EAF - UGC/FDS14/B19/16) 2019-11-08

 

The appointee will assist in implementing a variety of research duties, including but not limited to, conducting analysis on economics and finance, data compilation, programing, as well as some documentation jobs.

 

Applicants should:

  • possess a recognized degree, preferably with a Master’s degree or above, and have relevant academic research experience related to economics and finance;
  • have solid experience in programming and be able to work with Matlab and Stata;
  • be familiar with research in economics and finance;
  • have a CFA membership, engineering/mathematics degree is a plus; and
  • have industry practical research experience in real estate and financial sector will be an advantage.

 

This employment is on a 6-month contract. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by clicking Apply Nowor by post to Human Resources Office, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 8 December 2019.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in this exercise.

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.