Job - Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research AssistantDepartment of Curriculum and Instruction, The Education University of Hong Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Job Ref.PDF/SRA/C&I/1116b

The appointee will provide support in projects related to teacher professional development, action research and the development of critical thinking skills. He/she will be responsible for project coordination, literature review, formation of evaluation framework for the projects, data collection and analysis, managing discussion platform, organizing sharing and meeting, writing reports and drafting manuscripts, etc. The appointment will be for a period of 12 months.

For Post-doctoral Fellow, applicants should have a Doctoral Degree preferably in Education or Philosophy, with focus on research related to the teaching and learning of Liberal Studies. Experience in supporting action research and teacher professional development in schools is preferable. Applicants for Senior Research Assistant should have a Master’s Degree, plus one-year post-qualification full-time working experience, preferably with a Doctoral Degree. Applicant should possess strong qualitative and quantitative research skills with an ability to conduct high quality research within a tight schedule. There should be evidence of an emerging record of scholarship in terms of publications and engagement in research projects, the ability to work independently (including the preparation of research articles) as well as the skills to contribute to a team. They should also have high levels of proficiency in English and Chinese. Applicants with solid experiences in school-based curriculum development or action research will be an advantage. Immediate availability is preferred. Applicants with less experience/ qualifications will be considered for the post of Senior Research Assistant.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a); or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the above address on or before 23 December 2016. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application" on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised. Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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