Applicants should possess a doctoral or 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 writing proficiency in English and demonstrated ability in writing 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 other higher degrees and substantial 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 (a) research and instrument design; (b) data collection, management, analysis and interpretation; (c) preparation for publications in peer reviewed journals and books; (d) working collaboratively with the project team to liaise with schools, professional bodies and other relevant stakeholders; and (e) providing assistance in administrative and promotional work.
To commence as soon as possible until August 31, 2024.
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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers website (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled.
Closing Date: September 30, 2023.