The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has 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...

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has 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 application for the following position to work for the Research Project “Social Media, Public Opinion and Governance in Digital Era”, funded by the Public Policy Research Scheme (PPR):

Research Assistant – School of Communication (Ref: RA (SCOM - SR2020.B12.004) 2020-03-20)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Master Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Market Research
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 20/03/2020
ref. RA (SCOM - SR2020.B12.004) 2020-03-20)

 

The appointee will assist in implementing a variety of research duties, including but not limited to data collection, data analysis, material search, organization of focus groups, report drafting, and other project related tasks.

 

Applicants should:

  • possess a recognized Master’s degree, preferably in Journalism, Communication or other Social Science disciplines;
  • preferably have at least one year’s working experience in quantitative and qualitative research, including the use of SPSS;
  • be self-motivated and have good time-management skills;
  • have a good command of written English and Chinese; and
  • possess good interpersonal and communication skills.

 

The employment will be on a 6-month contract from April 2020 to October 2020.  The appointee is expected to be immediately available.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to hr@hsu.edu.hk or 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 5 April 2020.  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 weeks 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.