Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currently have about 10,000 full-time and 9,500 part-time students in the five Schools at the OUHK with about 220...
Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currently have about 10,000 full-time and 9,500 part-time students in the five Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies.  In addition, there are about 2,000 full-time/part-time students studying in LiPACE.  
 
The University strives to be a leader in providing open and flexible education to all, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time face-to-face programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong, and we are committed to advancing learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.  
 
We are now inviting application(s) for the following post(s) in the School of Education and Languages:

Temporary Research Assistant (Project No.: R6335)

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Homantin
Employment type Temporary
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Published On 08/01/2020
ref. 19001WU
Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee will assist the Project Investigator in implementing all aspects related to the research project and mainly be responsible for the following:

  • assisting in collecting and compiling fundamental research;
  • conducting survey, interviews and linguistic experiments as well as data entry and analysis;
  • providing a wide range of administrative support to the project; and
  • carrying out any other duties as assigned by Project Investigator.

 

Requirements

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • a recognized degree or above in applied linguistic discipline, e.g. second language acquisition, sociolinguistics; preferably with a higher degree and be familiar with experimental design and quantitative data analysis; 
  • strong sense of responsibility and good organization and interpersonal skills;
  • competency in computer skills ( e.g. MS Office using Word, Excel and SPSS);
  • self-motivated and meticulous, and be able to meet deadlines and work independently;
  • an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese; and
  • priority will be given to candidate who has relevant research or project administration experience.

  

Compensation Package

Successful candidate will be appointed on a temporary full-time contract.  He/she will be appointed from January 2020 for about 6 months and appointment may be renewable subject to mutual agreement.  Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions. 

 

Application Procedures
Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System: https://ouhk.taleo.net/careersection/ex_non_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=19001WU

 

Deadline: 19 January 2020

   

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