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School of Nursing

Part-time Research Associate / Part-time Research Assistant

(Ref. 240102001)

1.  Part-time Research Associate
     [Appointment period: six months]

2.  Part-time Research Assistant 
     [Appointment period: six months]

Duties 

The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project – “Chatbot-based mindfulness interventions for young adults with symptoms of depression: a feasibility study”.  The research group has rich experience in relevant fields and aims at achieving impactful deliverables and publishing high-quality papers in top journals and conferences.  The appointees will be required to:  

(a)    assist in the general coordination/management of the project;

(b)    prepare project materials;

(c)    assist in the recruitment of participants and data collection for the study;

(d)    assist in data management and data analysis;

(e)    assist in the preparation of reports and presentation materials;

(f)    liaise with different collaborators to facilitate the progression and management of the project;

(g)    prepare protocols, manuals and literature review for the project; and

(h)    perform any other duties as assigned by the project leader or his/her delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Nursing, Chinese Medicine, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Computer Science or other related disciplines or a good honours degree in one of the said disciplines with at least three years of research/relevant work experience.

Applicants for the Research Assistant post should have an honours degree in one of the said disciplines or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants should also:

(a)    have proficiency in SPSS, Excel, EndNote, NVivo and other Microsoft Office software, or Web design/development including Chinese word processing;

(b)    have a good command of both written and spoken English;

(c)    have good interpersonal and communication skills; and

(d)    be responsible and able to work independently.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Li Yan at tel no. 2766 6388 or email yan-nursing.li@polyu.edu.hk for further information.

Conditions of Service

The remuneration rates are HK$173 per hour for the post of Research Associate and HK$122 per hour for the post of Research Assistant.


Consideration of applications will commence on 16 January 2024 until the positions are filled.



Posting date: 2 January 2024