Job ref no.: RAI/MIT/0321a (CT3128670-01#0191)
The Education University of Hong Kong

Research Assistant I
Department of Mathematics and Information Technology

The Education University of Hong Kong

The appointee will assist in conducing machine learning and deep learning research with applications in education and other areas. The duties of the appointee will include writing computer programs, conducting literature review, conducting data analyses and other tasks as assigned. The initial appointment will be for a period of around 8 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics or related disciplines. They should have good programming skills in Python, Java, Scala, and/or R and show interest in machine learning. Ideal candidates should be proficient in reading and writing English, self-motivated and able to work independently. Previous experience in machine learning research and Linux environment will be an advantage.

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 post to the above address on or before 5 April 2021. Applications which are not made in prescribed form, or incomplete, or late, or not signed, or without the required supporting documents may not be considered. 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 position(s) advertised.

Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job ref no. RAI/MIT/0321a (CT3128670-01#0191)
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Dental plan
  • Gratuity
  • Medical plan