Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant in Centre for Child and Family Science (Ref: 2400224)

職位描述

Post-doctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant (Ref: 2400224)

Centre for Child and Family Science 

Project Title: English Learning Support Programme for Primary School Students with Dyslexia

[Appointment Period: 24-36 months] 

The Centre for Child and Family Science is looking for a qualified and highly dedicated researcher to provide research support to the project “English Learning Support Programme for Primary School Students with Dyslexia”. This project aims to develop and implement a tiered intervention model: supporting the learning of English as a second language for primary school students with reading and writing difficulties. 

The appointee will design and carry out research studies, evaluate the effectiveness of intervention programmes and assessment tools, and oversee research procedures such as study design, protocol development, participant recruitment, data collection, data management, and data analysis.  He/she will work closely with Professor Kevin Chung and other top researchers/professionals within and across universities and NGOs.  Also, the appointee will present findings in both academic and non-technical ways, in both English and Chinese, so that both professionals and non-specialists, local and international, can understand the effectiveness of the project outcomes.  The appointee should have leadership qualities, and supervise research assistants and student helpers to conduct both quantitative and qualitative research.  Depending on the job performance of theappointee, he/she may be given chances to write academic papers and researchgrants based on existing data and to do presentations at internationalconferences with financial support from the Centre.  The appointment period can be 2 to 3 years commencing July 2024, depending on the appointee’s qualifications and experience. 

Applicants should have a Doctoral Degree, for example, in psychology, social sciences, health sciences, mental health, education, or related disciplines, plus several years of experience in conducting research.  He/she should be able to use statistical programmes to perform advanced analyses, such as regression, ANOVAs, growth analysis, path analysis, and SEM.  He/she should also have excellent writing skills in both Chinese and English, be research-oriented and self-motivated, and be able to accomplish tasks both independently and collaboratively.  Experience in publishing in academic journals and evaluating programme effectiveness are advantages.  Applicants with a Master’s Degree in related areas and substantial research experience may be considered for the position of Senior Research Assistant.  Applicants for Senior Research Assistant should have a Master’s Degree, plus one-year post Master’s degree full-time working experience. 

For more details about this position, please contact Professor Kevin Chung by email: [email protected].

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post.  Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full CV on or before 1 April 2024.  Applications which are incomplete or without the required documents may not be considered.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.  For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to  http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en. 

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised.  Since the incumbent’s work would involve contacts with persons aged under 18 and/or mentally incapacitated persons, prospective employee(s) will be required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force.

Further information about the University is available athttp://www.eduhk.hk.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

職位概述

位置
大埔區, 新界
聘請形式
全職
薪金
$28,200 - $35,800 每 月
發佈日期
2024年03月13日 09:29
申請方式
網上投遞申請表
申請聯絡人的學校職稱和中文全名
Yoyo Lui
工作地址
Room 01, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories

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