Senior Research Assistant in Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education Hong Kong University, Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education

Ref. : 201700994


Posting Title : Senior Research Assistant (holding functional title of Project Manager)


Department : Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education


Closing Date : August 18, 2017



Senior Research Assistant (holding functional title of Project Manager) in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201700994) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)


Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Language Education or a related field, with at least 2 years’ solid research experience. They should also be able to communicate effectively in writing and in oral presentations in Chinese (Cantonese) and English; be familiar with SPSS, MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.; and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team. Experience in the teaching and learning of Chinese as a second language in, pre-school and/or primary stage of schooling will be an advantage.


The appointee will work closely with the Project Investigators to conduct researches under their supervision in a predominantly independent manner, and pursue investigations in the teaching and learning of Chinese in a multi-cultural/cross-cultural context and other related research studies. Responsibilities include literature review; data collection, management, analysis and interpretation; report writing; drafting papers for publications; and other duties as assigned.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.


Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. E.K.Y. Loh at cacler@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will continue until August 18, 2017.


The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.


The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


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