Postdoctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant, Centre for Information Technology in Education
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: Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (10001)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 498820), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Doctoral degree in Education, Social Science, Computer Science or other relevant fields with at least 2 years’ research experience. Those with strong research interest in Computer Science education and/or psychosocial development are preferred. They should have proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese, excellent communication skills, good IT skills, and experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research. Familiarity with the local education environment and curriculum design is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those who have research skills (particularly interview, qualitative and quantitative analysis using SPSS); and experiences in Computer Science education, project coordination, and event organization such as seminars and conferences. Fluency in Cantonese would be a definite advantage. Applicants with a Master’s degree and substantial research experience in relevant areas may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.
The appointee will assist the project team to conduct literature review, surveys, interviews, data management, paper-based and online data collection and analysis; organize project seminars; write up reports analysis and handle day-to-day project administration.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 497172) need not re-apply.
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 November 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.