THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant I/II in the Faculty of Business and Economics

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
30 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Ref
201800465
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

Part-time Research Assistant I/II in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 201800465) (to commence as soon as possible for a period of 3-5 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree, with basic programming skills and familiarity with Python. Experience in statistical analysis is preferred but not essential. The appointee will participate in an economics research project using large-scale firm-level data, which involves modifying an existing Python script to download data, monitoring the quality of data downloads and analyzing firm-level data. Collaboration opportunities may be available. This job provides a good opportunity to learn more about research in economics and business. For information about the project, please visit Dr. Sun’s website (http://www.business.hku.hk/~sunc/).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

Applicants should send an up-to-date C.V., a sample Python script developed independently, and a short statement indicating the reasons for applying for this job to Dr. Sun at sunc@hku.hk. Please write “RA Application” in the e-mail subject line. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes April 20, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified of the application result.