Research Officer via HigherEdJobs

University of Hong Kong

, , HK

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer (holding the title of Programme Manager) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 499645), to commence as soon as possible, on a fixed-term basis, until August 31, 2022.

Applicants will work in the Jockey Club Water Initiative on Sustainability and Engagement (JC-WISE) Project under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The project aims at raising the public’s awareness, and appreciation, of the importance of attaining long-term water sustainability goals for Hong Kong.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in a Social Sciences discipline. They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putongua). Those with a good track record in conducting research and public education projects relating to water resources policy and/or management issues are preferred.  The appointee is expected to work closely with the project’s Principal Investigator to manage and coordinate all aspects of the project’s operations. He/She will assist in overseeing programme development, monitoring, implementation, preparation of evidence-based professional documentation in relation to programme impact assessment.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., and a statement of his/her vision on attaining water sustainability goals in Hong Kong.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 7, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.