Research Assistant in Social Sciences

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Social Sciences

Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I / Research Assistant II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503128
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant I / Research Assistant II in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 503128) (to commence as soon as possible for three months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in History, Political Science, Sociology, China Studies, or other relevant fields, with a strong background and experience in archival and socio-historical research.  They should be familiar with major archives and data sources about China’s politics, society and history, and be able to retrieve, collect, organise and analyse the information therein.  A good command of written English and Chinese, and the ability to locate and collect information from newspapers, academic journals, and news magazines published in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan are required.  An in-depth understanding of Chinese politics would be an advantage.

The appointee will assist the faculty members on qualitative research projects in political science, particularly Chinese politics.  He/She will be expected to conduct archival research, collect and analyse qualitative data, prepare research publication(s), and perform other research-related duties as assigned.  For further enquiries about the post, please contact Mr. Larry Li at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 1, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jan 19, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Mar 1, 2021 (HK Time)

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