Centre for Child Development 

Senior Research Assistant (PR0030/20-21)

The appointee will assist in following duties:
(i) Research design;
(ii) Data collection;
(iii) Data analysis and presentation; and
(iv) Preparation of academic publications and reports.


  • A bachelor’s degree with three years of relevant post-qualification experience, or a master’s degree, in Psychology or a related field;
  • Research experience in thinking and reasoning of cognitive psychology, and/or experimental psychology, and/or social psychology, and/or media studies would be an advantage;
  • A good record of research, preferably with publication or publication under review;
  • Proficiency in statistical software;
  • An excellent command of written English;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Mature personality; and
  • Genuine interest in research-related work.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year commencing November 2020. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in July and August 2020 need not re-apply.

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

Closing date: 14 November 2020

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