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Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant (Ref. No.: PRSCE0050/22-23)

19 JUN 2023



The School of Continuing Education (SCE) is one of the eight Faculties/Schools of the University and is a major provider of continuing and professional education in Hong Kong. With the support of RGC under the Institutional Development Scheme (IDS), the School has launched a project titled "Research Centre for Environment and Human Health" to cultivate and enhance the institutional research expertise, capacity and infrastructure of SCE. Applications are now invited for the following position:  


Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant (Ref. No.: PRSCE0050/22-23)


The project is looking for an appointee to support the Research Centre for Environment and Human Health and assist the Project Team Leader in developing and conducting research.


The major duties of the appointee include (a) assisting in providing research administrative services; (b) assisting in the development and implementation of research activities and the preparation of grant proposals; and (c) providing assistance to research such as literature review, design of questionnaires, conducting of interviews, coordination with external parties, field surveys, instrument purchase and maintenance, data processing, coordination with the student helpers etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Psychology, Public Health, Nursing, Sociology Environment Science, Social Sciences or related disciplines with at least 3 years of post-qualification research experience; Master’s degree in related disciplines with less experience would also be considered;
  • Strong data analysis and writing skills with accuracy and attention to details;
  • Organized, detail-minded and highly motivated, with good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good team spirit with multi-tasking skills and be able to work independently;
  • Experience in social media platforms and analytic technique;
  • High proficiency in MS Office application (English and Chinese), and good knowledge in SPSS, AMOS, etc.; and
  • Experience in coordinating multiple research projects and using Tableau would be a definite advantage.


Candidate with less experience will be considered for the position of Research Assistant.


The appointees will be required to serve on the Shatin Shek Mun Campus.


Project completion date : 31 December 2023


The appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2023.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after submission of applications may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at


The School reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.


Review of applications is ongoing until the positions is filled.


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