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Recruitment for Research Assistant II (half time) (Ref.: 201801593)

Posted On: 2018-10-11

ResearchAssistantII (half time) in the Department of Politics and Public Administration (Ref.: 201801593) (to commence November 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter for 5 months)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above in the Social Sciences or related areas, preferably in politics and public administration, economic geography or sociology. They should have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Chinese word processing.  The appointee will assist in collecting and analyzing data on researches about public policy and governance in HK/greater China, regional development in the Greater Bay Area and cross-boundary cooperation between HK and the Mainland. The  appointee is  expected  to perform literature searches, write up summaries of academic article, collect news, statistics and policies from local, Mainland and overseas governments, and prepare presentations accordingly.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. (with information on the courses taken, the grades obtained and any working experience), and a statement on why they are interested in this post to the Department at tsyicheu@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 15, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and 
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