Senior Research Assistant (PR0123/21-22)

The appointee is expected to provide research and administrative support on research-related work in areas related to population aging, community health and social policies. Duties will also include data collection and analysis, conducting of interviews, coordination and implementation of research project activities, literature review, and drafting of reports and related research materials with text and graphics.


  • A master’s degree, or bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related disciplines plus at least 3 years of post-qualification research experience;
  • Experience/training in academic research such as conducting survey research, qualitative interviews, and field studies;
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in data analysis using SPSS or other data analysis software and graphic processing software;
  • A good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua); and  
  • Hard working, responsible, fast learning and detail oriented.    

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of twelve months. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Those 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 http://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

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.

Review of applications is on-going until the position is filled.

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