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Senior Research Assistant in the Centre for Information Technology in Education

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

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (10001)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Full Time / Part Time Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of School Development Officer) in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 526877).
To commence from September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, Engineering, Education or a related discipline, and a recognized teaching qualification. They should have at least 3 years of relevant teaching experience, good communication skills, and an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese). Those with a Master’s degree or above in science education or have held leadership positions in schools are preferred.

The appointee will work on a project on STEAM education. He/She is expected to provide school-based professional support to teachers of local schools, and work closely with the project team to manage and coordinate different aspects of the project as outlined below:-
1. to coordinate and liaise with different parties on the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of various project activities;
2. to work collaboratively with project team members to support participating teachers of the project to design, implement and evaluate STEAM curriculum using the self-directed learning (SDL) approach at the upper primary and lower secondary levels;
3. to work collaboratively with the participating teachers in designing STEAM curriculum using self-directed learning (SDL) strategies;
4. to organize project activities that foster the development of schools’ multi-level leadership capacity;
5. to draft project reports, develop project deliverables, conduct related qualitative and quantitative research (e.g. conduct data collection and analysis); and
6. to 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.

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 June 15, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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