Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Manager)

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Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Manager) in the Centre for Information Technology in Education within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 515494) (to commence as soon as possible until June 30, 2023)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Education, Psychology or a related discipline. They should have at least 3 years of relevant working experience, good communication skills, and an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese). Those with a Master’s degree or above in education are preferred. Applicants should have strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills, good interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated. Basic competence in website management and maintenance is required, preferably familiarity with social media. Prior experience in conducting large-scale data collection and survey studies is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those who are familiar with the local education system with experience working with schools and managing educational research projects. The ability to work on a tight schedule to meet project deadlines is essential to succeed in this role. They should also be responsible and able to work independently and in a team with different stakeholders (e.g., NGOs, schools, teachers, and parents).

The appointee will work on a project entitled “eCitizen Education 360: an extension of the Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship” (e360 (2022)). The purpose of the project is to understand teaching and learning opportunities and outcomes during (and after) the fifth wave of school suspension and how the outcomes are influenced by a comprehensive range of factors (or enablers) at the school, teacher, parent, and student level. He/She will take key administrative and coordination responsibilities to conduct research in a collaborative manner as outlined below:

1. coordinate the project and liaising with various stakeholders;
2. contact schools and make necessary organizational and administrative arrangements for data collection in schools and university settings;
3. provide support for the organization of dissemination events;
4. provide support for data cleaning, preparation, analysis and report writing; and
5. carry out other assigned tasks (as appropriate).

This position is beneficial for those who wish to pursue an academic career with interest in pursuing further studies in the related areas.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

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 start as soon as possible and continue until July 16, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.



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