Job ref no.: RA/PS/0518a
The Education University of Hong Kong

Research Assistant
Department of Psychology

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Dental plan
  • Gratuity
  • Medical plan

The appointee will assist in conducting various mental health related research projects and be involved in all stages of the research process under the supervision of a health psychologist. He/she will be responsible for handling participant recruitment, monitoring participants’ conditions, and coordinating student helpers for various research projects. Besides, he/she will also assist in literature review, data collection, participant interviews, liaison with collaborators and organizations, management and analysis of research data, and manuscript/report writing. The appointment will be for a period of 12 months, commencing May 2018, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from a recognized university. He/she should interest in conducting research on mental illness recovery and mental health promotion; a community-based and interdisciplinary mindset. He/she should also have good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese); knowledge in research methods, advanced statistics, and using SPSS. They should be enthusiasm, self-motivation, and able to work independently and under pressure; and strong commitment to creating social change through high quality research.

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 May 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.

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EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job ref no. RA/PS/0518a (CT3115846-01#0008)
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  • Contract
  • Full-time
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  • Non-management level
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  • Master's degree