Research Associate (Job ID: 6207)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Skill Literature search, Data coding and analyses
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Research / Survey
Job function Others > Others
Published On 01/06/2021

Job Title: Research Associate
Department: School of Business and Management
Job ID: 6207

Job Posting Details

The appointee will perform the following job duties together with and under the supervision of faculty members:

(a) Literature search and review;
(b) Develop instruments based on existing scales and interview feedback;
(c) Administer online or onsite surveys and liaise with companies regarding data collection;
(d) Data coding and analyses (e.g. factor analysis, regression analysis); and
(e) Any other duties related to the research project (e.g. draft report).

Applicants should have a PhD degree preferably in human resource management (HRM) and organizational behavior (OB). Knowledge of competency model and assessment is a plus. Familiarity with commonly used research methods (e.g. interviews, scale development and validation) and statistic packages (e.g. SPSS and Mplus) in HRM/OB are required. The appointee should be able to take initiative and work collaboratively. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.