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Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in the Centre for Information Technology

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

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Academic Discipline
Computer Science, Engineering & Technology
Job Type
Academic Posts, Postdocs
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

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

Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education.
(Ref.: 526965)
To commence from September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree or a Master’s degree in Education, Social Sciences or a related discipline, and experience in analyzing survey and/or assessment data. Familiarity with the literature on learning design, learning analytics, curriculum / pedagogical innovation or digital literacy is a clear advantage. Preference will be given to those with experience in managing and analyzing quantitative research data using advanced statistical methods, such as multiple linear regression, mediation analysis, multilevel modeling, and/or latent variable models. Good organizational skills and the ability to work on a tight schedule are essential to succeed in this role. They should also have a high level of English writing proficiency and be able to write up research findings for both academic and general audiences, and be self-motivated, responsible and able to work independently and within a team. Applicants with a PhD degree may be considered for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow. Those with substantial project management experience or research experience in relevant areas may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.

The appointee will work closely with the Principal Investigator and the project team, to conduct research in a predominantly independent manner, and pursue investigations on specific areas. He/She will be responsible for

  1. research and instrument design;
  2. data collection, management, analysis and interpretation;
  3. reparation for publications in peer reviewed journals and books;
  4. working collaboratively with the project team to liaise with schools, professional bodies and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the project can be implemented smoothly;
  5. providing assistance in administrative and promotional work of the project 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 21, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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