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 around 6,000 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 five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), with around 6,000 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 in the Research Project “Expatriates and Overseas Returnees' Perceptions and Reactions towards Recent Social Incidents in Hong Kong and Their Migratory Plans”, funded by the Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme:

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant – Department of Social Science (Ref: RA (SSC – SR2020.B12.005) 2020-03-20)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 20/03/2020
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ref. RA (SSC – SR2020.B12.005) 2020-03-20

 

The appointee will assist in implementing a variety of research duties, including but not limited to literature review, data collection, interview transcription, data analysis, and other project administrative duties.

 

Applicants should: 

  • possess a bachelor degree (preferable a master degree) in social sciences, humanities, or related
  • disciplines;
  • have at least 2 years’ experience in conducting research and familiarity with qualitative study;
  • have strong communication skills in English, Cantonese and Putonghua;
  • be a good team player and preferably have overseas and/or multicultural exposure; and
  • be immediately available.

 

Applicants with more relevant experience may be considered as Senior Research Assistant.

 

This employment will be on a maximum 6-month contract.  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 29 March 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 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.