Department of Sport and Physical Education

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant (PR0211/19-20)  

The appointee(s) is/are expected to conduct and coordinate research projects in the areas of (i) physical fitness assessment of kindergarten students, (ii) parental support for children fitness development, and (iii) functional fitness and resistance training among older adults.


  • supervision of research assistant and/or student helpers; 
  • coordination of research activities; 
  • literature review, data collection (including field tests), and data analysis using SPSS; 
  • writing of academic reports/papers; and
  • other related responsibilities as required.


  • MPhil or Master in physical education, sports science, psychology, health and fitness, or related disciplines;
  • PhD in related fields is preferred for the Senior Research Assistant post;
  • Experiences in research works and writing research reports and manuscripts would be an advantage;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work independently; and
  • A good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Those not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 21 December 2019


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