THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Research Officer, Faculty of Social Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Ref
495835
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Assistant Research Officer (holding a functional title of Programme Co-ordinator) in Global China Social Research Hub, Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 495835) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, preferable in the area of globalization, migration or labour. They should have proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); rich experience in editorial work, organizing conferences and workshops, knowledge on website management and design. The appointee will assist in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities in the Global China Social Research Hub.  Research experience in the area of migration and labour in China would be an advantage.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of two referees and an up-to-date C.V.

Closes July 15, 2019.