Senior Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant /Research Associate / Research Assistant

Senior Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant /Research Associate / Research Assistant

Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong
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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (PR0143/20-21)
Hong Kong Baptist University has been awarded funding in relation to the Job Creation Scheme under Anti-epidemic Fund 2.0 of the Government to create employment opportunities.
The Faculty now invites applications for the following positions:
1. Senior Research Associate - Centre for Health and Exercise Science Research (2 vacancies)(SRASSO-1)
- Investigate physical activity and health issues in relation to COVID-19, in particular those recovering patients with diabetes; and
- Perform research coordination, data collection, data entry, basic statistical analysis, papers writing and grant applications in physical activity and health research
2. Senior Research Assistant - Sport, Physical Education and Health Research (2 vacancies) (SRA-2)
- Perform research coordination, data collection, data entry, basic statistical analysis and fitness testing in the following projects:
3. Research Associate - Smart City Project(RASSO-3)
- A project, namely 'Trust in the Smart City' is developed in support of the Faculty Niche Research Area
- Perform research work and data analysis using a multi-disciplinary approach to map out various dimensions of the Smart City with a view to contributing to theoretical elaboration and empirical enrichment for the case of Hong Kong
4. Research Associate / Research Assistant - the History Gallery Project (2 vacancies) (RASSO_RA-4)
- Review, enrich current exhibits and explore, curate new items and revamp a new look in preparation for HKBU's 65th anniversary in 2021
- The Research Associate is expected to supervise the Research Assistant recruited for the same project
5. Senior Research Assistant - 'History in Data' Project (SRA-5)
- Work with digital and multi-media librarians to maintain, update, expand and promote 'History in Data', and facilitate History professors sharing of scholarly findings in this digital platform
- A Master's degree in information science on top of history training will be preferred
6. Senior Research Assistant - Centre for Geo-computation Studies (SRA-6)
- The Centre aims to ally worldwide organizations and individuals to devote to geo-computation studies and advance the applicability and adaptability of its theories, methods and tools
- Engage in research projects in combating COVID-19 virus through the use of geo-spatial information technology for the modelling and mitigation of impacts
7. Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant - Comparative Governance and Policy Research Centre (2 vacancies) (SRA_RA-7)
- The Centre aims to facilitate research and consultancy endeavours for the Department of Government and International Studies and its collaborators
- Perform data collection and/or administrative works in support of the Centre
Applicants should possess a recognised relevant PhD or Master's degree, with substantial relevant experience. Applicants with less qualifications and/or experience will be appointed at a lower rank. Candidates should have good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills; a good command of English and Chinese. Proficiency in Putonghua will be an advantage.
As stipulated by the Government, applicants should be Hong Kong permanent residents. The Faculty may appoint candidates to positions different from what they have applied for to suit its operational needs.
Appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year.
Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (). Those not invited for interview 8 weeks after submission of application 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 posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.
Review of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled.

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