comScoreTag Job - Senior Research Assistant / Research AssistantDepartment of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant
Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies

Job Ref.SRA/RA/LML/1117

The appointee will assist the Principal Investigator for a research project which involves visiting schools and interviewing primary school teachers and parents. He/she will also be responsible for the related administrative duties. Initial appointment will be for a period of 11 months with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

For the post of Senior Research Assistant, applicants should have a Master’s Degree in English language education, or a related education major, plus one year’s post-Master’s degree full-time working experience, or a Doctoral degree. For the post of Research Assistant, applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in the above mentioned disciplines. They should be highly proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua), attentive to fine details, highly self-motivated, and able to work under tight timeline. Applicants should also have excellent social and communication skills to contact schools and conduct interviews. Applicants with post-qualification working experience in Hong Kong schools are preferred. Immediate availability will 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 28 November 2017. 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.

Further information about the University is available at

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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SRA/RA/LML/1117 (CT3111361-01#0212)
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