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Senior Research Assistant (one post) / Research Assistant I (two posts)
(Ref: SRA/RAI/CEDS/0621)

Centre for Educational and Developmental Sciences

The Centre for Educational and Developmental Sciences is inviting applications for the positions of Senior

Research Assistant and Research Assistant I for the project “A multi-disciplinary study on the roles of

Pedagogy and Parents in Children’s Developmental and Educational Trajectories.” This project aims to

understand the development of key childhood outcomes (numeracy, literacy, self-regulation, socio-emotional

skills, physical and psychological well-being) with a focus on understanding the interplay between the quality

of classroom pedagogy and children’s developing capabilities.

For both posts, the appointee will be responsible for participant recruitment, liaising with parents and

kindergartens, and administering standardised tests. He/she will also assist in literature search, data

management, organizing project schedules, and other project-related administrative work. The Senior

Research Assistant is also expected to manage the research team on a day-to-day basis. The appointment will

be for a period of 1 year with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

For Senior Research Assistant post, applicants should have a Master’s Degree in social sciences, psychology,

education, or other related subjects plus one year’s post Master’s Degree full-time working experience or a

doctorate. Those with experience in project management will be preferred. For Research Assistant I post,

applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, psychology, education, or other related subjects.

Applicants for both posts should have excellent written and spoken skills in both English and Cantonese.

Experience working with kindergarten children and in conducting research are desirable.

For more information about the position, please contact Professor Kerry Lee at kerrylee@eduhk.hk

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave,

medical and dental benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources

Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road,

Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, a statement on your suitability for the

position, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to hro1@eduhk.hk or

by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 1 July 2021, and will continue until

the post is filled. Applications which are not made in prescribed form, or incomplete, or late, or not signed, or

without the required supporting documents may not be considered. Please quote the reference number of the

position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data

provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the

Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The

University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised. Since the incumbent’s work would involve

contacts with persons aged under 18 and/or mentally incapacitated persons, prospective employee(s) will be

required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the University is available athttp://www.eduhk.hk.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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