Full-time Research Assistant in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 2017SSP-01) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor degree in Linguistics, or Chinese/ Chinese Education, with high proficiency in English, Cantonese and Putonghua. They should be familiar with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc; and good interpersonal and organizational skills. They should also be self-motivated, responsible, and able to work independently and in a team. Applicants with higher degrees are preferable. Those who have practical experience in doing research and writing research reports would be an advantage.
The appointee will assist the Project Leader to implement a research and development project on enhancing the learning of Chinese for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) students in local secondary schools. The appointee will need to provide administrative and research support for the Project; liaise with schools and different parties; conduct actual teaching to NCS students; collect and analyse classroom data for further improvement of teaching and learning; and edit preliminary research reports.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 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.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. C. P. Tai (email@example.com). Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Review of applications will continue until July 7, 2017. 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