Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant (2 posts) in the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
City University of Hong Kong, Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant/Research Assistant (2 posts) in the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences (Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension)



  1. Study on Preventive Education on Risky Sex Behaviour and Counselling Services
  2. Blended Approach for Social Work Learning: A Reflection-based and User-Oriented Pedagogical Model


Perform quantitative and qualitative statistical analysis, prepare and update related documentation (including literature reviews, article writing, and work progress reports), responsible for project management, and perform any other duties as assigned.



A good honours degree in Psychology/Social Work or related social sciences disciplines, with research experience.  Experience in SPSS and/or NVivo or related software, knowledge of multimedia and online teaching platforms, proficiency in quantitative analysis and research methodology, computer knowledge, demonstrated ability to carry out research independently, good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, good interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independent and within a team are required.


Candidates with a Master’s degree and 1 year’s post-qualification working experience may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.


(Those who have responded to the previous advertisements of the same reference no. need not re-apply.  Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences has been retitled from Department of Applied Social Sciences effective from 1 July 2018.)


Salary and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.


Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 


To apply, please submit an online application at, and include an updated CV, names and contact information of two referees. The closing date is 15 December 2018.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.


Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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