Job ref no.: SRA/RA/ECE/0618a
The Education University of Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant
Department of Early Childhood Education

The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Dental plan
  • Gratuity
  • Medical plan

The appointee will mainly provide support to a project, entitled “Early Prevention, Early Identification, and Early Intervention: A School-Based Support model of Social-Emotional Development for Kindergarten Children," which tests the effectiveness of a curriculum designed to promote the socioemotional competence of kindergarten children. He/she will be responsible for compilation of questionnaires and protocols, data collection from children, families, and teachers, data management, and preparation of reports and manuals. The job is perfect for individuals who plan to gain more experiences of working with a wide range of children and families, in the context of a large-scale intervention project, before applying for more advanced academic and/or industrial positions. The initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

For the position of Senior Research Assistant, applicants should have a Master’s Degree in Psychology, or other related disciplines, with at least one year of post-qualification full-time working experiences. For the position of Research Assistant, applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Psychology, or other related disciplines. Applicants should have good interpersonal skills and multi-tasking abilities. Applicants should also have high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Knowledge in computer software, such as Excel, WORD, and SPSS, is essential. Immediate availability is preferred.

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 13 July 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. 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.

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EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Job ref no. SRA/RA/ECE/0618a (CT3116633-01#0008)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 6 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Master's degree