Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Research Assistant – Hong Kong Literature (PR0274/19-20)  

The appointee will work together with the Principal Investigator and another Research Assistant and will contact interviewees and arrange interviews, assist in conducting and filming interviews, edit films, prepare subtitles, and create website content.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication, translation, English or a related discipline;
  • One year of post-qualification work experience;
  • Good communication skills in English and Cantonese; and
  • Some filming and film editing skills.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of six months. Re-appointment will be subject to mutual agreement.

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). Where available, applicants should send in (i) an updated CV and (ii) any additional materials that the applicant believes will help the search panel make an informed decision. Applicants not invited for interview 4 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 the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 6 March 2020

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