Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant (Ref: SRA/RA/VP(AC)/0519)

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Master Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Tai Po
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Administration > Personal Assistant / Executive Assistant
Education / Training > Training & Development
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 06/05/2019
ref. SRA/RA/VP(AC)/0519

Office of the Vice President (Academic)

The appointee will support the Vice President (Academic) and his delegate(s) in the preparation of journal articles and other publications in area(s) of Life Education and / or Character or Moral Psychology, proposals related to Life, Moral and Character education as well as curriculum and instruction research in the Greater China Region. He/She will be responsible for the preparation of ethical review documents and implementation of ethical protocols. The appointee will also be required to assist in the development and implementation of research methodologies for research projects, to manage the operation logistics for research projects, and to perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President (Academic) and his delegate(s). The successful applicant will be appointed for an initial period of 12 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a master degree in areas of Education or Psychology plus one-year post master’s degree full-time working experience or a doctorate, preferably with a track record of successful development of proposals for research projects and/ or international journal publications. He/She should have an excellent command of written Chinese and English, be adept at a multi-tasking work environment, able to work under tight deadlines, and demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as a team. Applicants with less qualifications/ experience may be considered for the post of Research Assistant.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by clicking or by post to the above address on or before 3 June 2019. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to

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