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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]


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.


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 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