Department of Sport and Physical Education

The department invites applications for the following post for a 18-month health project involving fitness training and testing for the elderly.

Senior Research Assistant (PR0020/20-21)

The appointee will work on a research project related to psychological and physical health for the elderly.


  • Liaising with community centres for subject recruitment, testing and training scheduling;
  • Supervising project assistants, exercise instructors and student helpers for project operation; and
  • Conducting administrative work, e.g. documentation, data collection, and reporting.

The appointee will be required to work beyond office hours or during weekends occasionally.


  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree, in sport or psychology-related field;
  • At least 3 years of post-qualification relevant work experience, preferably in the fields of health sciences, psychology, or public health;
  • Self-motivated and a good team player;
  • Analytical capability and effective communication skills; and
  • A good command of written English and Chinese.

Appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of 18 months commencing as soon as possible.

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 posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 11 August 2020

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