Job ref no.: PR360/17-18
Hong Kong Baptist University 香 港 浸 會 大 學

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant

Hong Kong Baptist University
香 港 浸 會 大 學


Department of Management

The Department is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to work on studies in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial mentoring.

The appointee will provide support in conducting, processing, and analysing qualitative and quantitative data from startup teams and other stakeholders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Hong Kong and the region. This will involve literature and internet searches, liaison with entrepreneurial ecosystem stakeholders, primary research (e.g. interviews, surveys), etc.

This is an opportunity for someone considering gaining first-hand experience of a research area of entrepreneurship that is increasing in popularity in recent years and has strong potential impact on theory and practice of starting a business.

The appointee is expected to perform the following duties: (a) assisting in literature reviews; (b) conducting and processing interviews and surveys; (c) tending to research project logistics and data organisation; and (d) taking up other duties as required for the project. Training will be provided for the successful candidate.


  • at least a Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics or Social Science;
  • relevant research experience and knowledge of statistical packages (NVivo, SPSS, STATA);
  • good organisation skills, high self-motivation, dynamism, and independence in performing research tasks; 
  • great communicator with good command of written and spoken English; and
  • ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of 12 months commencing as soon as possible, preferably before June 2018. Re-appointment is subject to performance review, mutual agreement, and availability of funding.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: Applications will be reviewed weekly until the position is filled.

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Job ref no. PR360/17-18 (CT3111300-01#0286)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree