THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer, Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research

Expiring today

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
30 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2019
Ref
499001
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part 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: Fractional / Part-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 Half-time Research Officer in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 499001), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Master’s degree in Social Science or a related field; (ii) over 10 years of research experience in conducting 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 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 in conducting research and analysis on students’ performance on Chinese language proficiency, processing data, conducting text analysis, drafting research reports, presenting analytical findings, and perform other duties as assigned.

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 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 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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