Research Assistant (PR0122/21-22)

The appointee is expected to provide research and administrative support on research-related work in areas related to community health of older South Asians communities. Duties will also include making connections with South Asian communities, identifying research participants, conducting interviews and surveys, coordination and implementation of research project activities, literature review, and drafting of reports and related research materials with text and graphics.


  • A bachelor’s degree in any disciplines, training in social sciences/human services would be an asset;
  • A good command of spoken and written English;
  • Ability to conduct interviews with the South Asian older people using one or more of the following languages: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and Napali;
  • Strong knowledge of and preferably experience in networking with local South Asian communities; and
  • Willing to learn, hardworking, responsible, 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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