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Research Assistant, School of Humanities and Social Science

Job Details

Post Specification

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To undertake research work with the leadership of the Principle Investigator in the relevant discipline area using the appropriate methods and/or techniques;
  2. To produce research reports and/or publications as required;
  3. To coordinate, assist, attend and contribute in relevant activities, such as public lecture, seminar or conference;
  4. To perform research-related duties as assigned;
  5. To provide technical support of lab affairs;
  6. To undertake other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Postgraduate degree in a relevant area of social science such as but not limited to political science, public policy, urban studies, media studies, psychology and sociology;
  2. Experience in quantitative social science will be preferred;
  3. Skills in computational social science such as data collection, management and processing, media network and data security. Skills in Stata, R, and Python are highly desirable;
  4. A clear commitment to contributing to the research environment. Good communication, mentoring, and interpersonal skills with the capability of working within a project team to achieve results;
  5. Proficiency in English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  6. Strong prioritizing and multi-tasking skills to work independently within deadlines;
  7. Willingness to take up extra responsibilities.

Salary & Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-SZ and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Please send a full curriculum vitae and the completed Application Form (please download the blank form online) together with names of three referees by email to

Review of applications/nominations will be considered until the post is filled.


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