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Senior Research Assistant or Post-doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Advancement

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education (10088)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Manager (at the rank of Senior Research Assistant or Post-doctoral Fellow) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 524539), to commence from as soon as possible until August, 31, 2024, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability

Applicants should possess (i) a Master’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science or equivalent, with 3 years’ related work experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline; (ii) solid statistical and computing skills; (iii) effective communication skills in both written and oral Chinese (mainly Cantonese) and English; and (iv) the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team to conduct educational research. Relevant research experience in educational settings will be an advantage.

The appointee will work with the Principal Investigator to conduct research in a predominantly independent manner. Responsibilities will include conducting systematic reviews of literature and focus-group interviews in schools admitting multicultural students at pre-primary and primary levels. They will be responsible for developing study designs, overseeing the timeline of project research outcomes, data collection, management, analysis and interpretation, preparing research reports and research papers, training research assistants, and performing other duties as assigned.

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 522154) need not re-apply.

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 applications 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 February 29, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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