Research Officer/Assistant Research Officer, CACLER within the Faculty of Education

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
06 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
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: 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 Research Officer / Assistant Research Officer in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 499196), to commence as soon as possible until July 31, 2021, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Master’s degree in Psychology, Education or a related field; (ii) over 5 years of research experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative research projects; (iii) solid statistical (e.g. SPSS) and analyzing skills; (iv) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; (v) highly developed leadership, organizational and administrative skills; and (vi) the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team to conduct educational research. Those with less research experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Research Officer.

The appointee will assist the Project Director to conduct a joint-institution research project on the teaching and learning of Chinese language for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students, work out a research plan and schedule for the project, contribute to the timely delivery of research outcomes, manage all the data collected, analyze the collected data and findings to generate research papers and reports for publication, and perform other duties as assigned.

Information about the Centre can be obtained at

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.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 498703) 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 January 24, 2020 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.