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Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Manager)

(Ref.: 526291)


Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Education, Psychology or a related discipline. They should have at least 3 years of relevant working 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 education are preferred. Applicants should have strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills, good interpersonal and communication skills, and be self-motivated. Basic competence in website management and maintenance is required, preferably familiarity with social media. Prior experience in conducting large-scale data collection and survey studies is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those who are familiar with the local education system and who have experience working with schools and managing educational research projects. The ability to work on a tight schedule to meet project deadlines is essential to succeed in this role. They should also be responsible and able to work independently and in a team with different stakeholders (e.g., NGOs, schools, teachers, and parents).


The appointee will work on a research project that evaluates the design and implementation efficacy and achievements of a set of Smart Teens projects designed to empower youth to address digital inequality. He/She will take key administrative and coordination responsibilities, conduct research in a collaborative manner as outlined below:

1. Coordinate the project and liaise with different stakeholders;
2. Contact the Smart Teens project leaders and make necessary organizational and administrative arrangements for data collection in the appropriate project settings;
3. Manage and support the organization of dissemination events;
4. Coordinate and support training for data collection, cleaning, preparation, analysis and evaluation report writing;
5. Carry out other assigned tasks (as appropriate).

This position is beneficial to those with an interest in pursuing further studies in the related areas.

Employment Period

To commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Salary Range

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Application Method

The University only accepts online application 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 April 30, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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Closing Date

April 30, 2024
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