Job ref no.: Ref. 19022512 (CT3116693-01#0066)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Research Associate / Research Assistant

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Research Associate / Research Assistant (Ref. 19022512)

[Appointment period: six to twelve months]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “Understanding positive youth development among the ethnic minority adolescents in Hong Kong: using a mixed-method approach". He/She will be required to:

(a) conduct relevant scientific literature search; 

(b) assist in data collection and data analysis; 

(c) provide administrative support to the relevant subject areas; and

(d) perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or her delegates.


Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree, preferably in Health-related disciplines or Social Sciences, or a good honours degree in one of the said disciplines with at least three years of research/relevant work experience.

Applicants for the Research Assistant post should have an honours degree in one of the said disciplines or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants should also have:

(a) experience in coordinating research projects and working with minority communities; 

(b) experience in conducting face-to-face interviews and qualitative data analysis; 

(c) good knowledge of statistical data analysis such as SPSS;

(d) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese; and

(e) good interpersonal and communication skills. 

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Zenobia C.Y. Chan at tel no. 2766 6426 or email for further information.


A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be addressed directly to Dr Zenobia C.Y. Chan (please state School of Nursing on the envelope). The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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Job ref no. Ref. 19022512 (CT3116693-01#0066)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree