Job ref no.: RA/CCFS/0618
The Education University of Hong Kong

Research Assistant
Centre for Child and Family Science

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Dental plan
  • Gratuity
  • Medical plan

The appointee will mainly provide research support to a project entitled “C for Chinese @JC" funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. This project aims to foster Chinese learning in multicultural children and to facilitate the early integration of multicultural children into the local education system and the community so we focus on developing and training of four groups of practitioners: social service professionals, school leaders, educators, and multicultural teaching assistants.

The appointee will be responsible for conducting literature review, data collection including administering questionnaires to teachers and other project participants and conducting interviews; transcribing qualitative data and performing qualitative and statistical data analysis; taking minutes, and drafting manuscripts as well as reports. They will be required to liaise with kindergartens, teachers and participants of the project; supervise part-time student helpers; and perform any other duties as assigned. The appointment will be for a period of 12 months with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Psychology or other related disciplines, preferably with relevant post-qualification full-time working experience. They should have a good organizational, interpersonal as well as communication skills. They should have be adept at multi-tasking, and demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as a good team player. Applicants should have high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Knowledge in computer applications (e.g. Excel, Access, Chinese work processing) and SPSS statistical analysis is essential. Knowledge of NVIVO is highly desirable. Experience in academic research would 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 29 June 2018. 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. 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.

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Job ref no. RA/CCFS/0618 (CT3116478-01#0010)
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  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree