THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Research Officer, Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
17 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2019
Ref
496917
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Assistant Research Officer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref: 496917) (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)

Applicants should possess a Master's degree or above in Social Sciences, Psychology, Statistics or a related discipline, with at least six years’ work experience in project management, preferably in gerontology research projects. They should have strong competency in quantitative data analysis as well as a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). Those with experience in fieldwork data collection, contacts with elder people and caregivers, and good knowledge of the local elderly services settings are preferred.

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing research activities on dementia care and intervention; oversee data collection, data analysis and drafting reports; supervise Research Assistants; and perform other research related duties as assigned. 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 an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 21, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.