Job ref no.: RA/EPL/1018
The Education University of Hong Kong

Research Assistant
Department of Education Policy and Leadership

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Dental plan
  • Gratuity
  • Medical plan

The appointee will be responsible for providing research-related administrative support; producing draft reports; manage and social media content of the project; collecting and processing qualitative and quantitative data; searching and reviewing literature; liaising with schools, teachers, parents, students and/or NGO personnel; organizing academic and capacity-building functions; and performing any other duties as required. The initial 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 Education, Sociology, Psychology or related disciplines, preferably with some knowledge in multicultural/intercultural studies, race relations, and ethnic minorities. Applicants should have full-time work experience, preferably with a background working with schools or NGO professionals that support individuals of multiethnic background. Applicants should demonstrate strong verbal and written English; show reasonable oral and written proficiency in Chinese (incl. Putonghua) that enables communication with local community and NGOs. Applicants should also have excellent organization skills who work well independently and collaboratively; be competent in computer applications (e.g. Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.); possess essential knowledge of SPSS. Applicants who have creating and running online surveys (e.g. Qualtrics, Survey Monkey); developing, recruiting participant and preparing reports is 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 19 October 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.

Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job ref no. RA/EPL/1018 (CT3116696-01#0157)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree