Research Assistant (PR0071/20-21)

Project Title: Promoting Creativity in Temporary Customer-Employee Workgroups. Understanding the Psychological Processes of Joint Collaboration on Idea-Generating Performance.

The appointee is expected to conduct research and provide administrative support on research-related work. Duties will also include literature review, data collection and analysis, and report writing with text and graphics.

Applicants should have/be:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Social Science, preferably in Marketing or Psychology.
  • Experience/training in academic research, such as conducting laboratory and field studies.
  • Knowledge of and experience in data analyses such as SPSS, AMOS, MPlus etc.
  • A good command of spoken and written English; be able to communicate in either Cantonese or Putonghua.
  • Hard working, responsible, fast learning and detail oriented.
  • Research experience and/or aim at pursuing a PhD for future study would be an advantage. 

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

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( 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

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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and until 2 October 2020

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