Research Assistant

Research Assistant

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Job Description

The Office of University General Education (OUGE) administers the General Education Foundation Programme (GEF Programme) and coordinates the offering of University General Education (University GE) courses. The office provides key support for the quality assurance of the overall General Education provision of the University, which also encompasses the GE programmes offered by various Colleges.
The GEF Programme requires students to read primary texts extracted from influential classics and adopts a seminar-based approach in teaching. It comprises two courses focusing on issues and classics in humanities and science. Detailed information about the Programme is available at . The OUGE now invites applications for the post of Research Assistant for qualitative and quantitative research and project coordination on Peer Assisted Study Session (PASS) () and e-learning courseware.
Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree, preferably a Master's degree, in Social Science, Science, Education or a related discipline (ii) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua) (iii) strong communication, organisational and analytical skills (iv) self-motivation and a strong sense of responsibility (v) enthusiasm for teamwork and (vi) good time management with multi-tasking ability. Experience and knowledge in qualitative and quantitative research will be an advantage.
Duties include (a) designing and conducting focus groups, interviews and questionnaire surveys (b) analysing data (c) preparing academic publications (d) rendering support to PASS, including liaison with a group of student PASS leaders and (e) performing other duties as prescribed.
Applicants must submit copies of certificates as proof of their academic qualifications. Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test.
Appointment will be made on contract basis for six months commencing March 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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