THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Project Manager

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2019
Ref
494456
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education (10088)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Project Manager (at the rank of Research Officer) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 494456), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Master’s degree in Education, Psychology or a related field; (ii) over 10 years of research experience in conducting longitudinal, regional-comparable and evidence-based educational research projects; (iii) solid statistical and computer skills, including SPSS, Word, Excel, etc.; (iv) experience in handling large qualitative and quantitative datasets; (v) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; (vi) highly developed leadership, organizational and administrative skills; and (vii) the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team to conduct educational research. 

The appointee will assist the Project Investigator to oversee a longitudinal, regional-comparable and evidence-based research project on reading literacy of local students; arrange data collection timeline and work schedule; liaise with schools and related parties; manage all the data collected, analyze the collected data and findings to generate research reports; attend overseas meetings and perform other duties as assigned.

Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.cacler.hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.   Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until April 26, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.