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School of Nursing

Research Associate / Project Associate / Research Assistant / Project Assistant (Full-time / Part-time)

(Ref. 240517007)

[Appointment period: six months initially, with possibility of further appointment]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project – “A web-based game-like dual-task hearing-cognitive training system”.  He/She will be required to:

(a)    liaise with collaborators for system development and data collection;

(b)    support on-site data collection, including both quantitative and qualitative data;

(c)    carry out preliminary data analysis;

(d)    draft progress and final reports;

(e)    assist in conducting literature review and database searching; and

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

The appointee may be required to work on irregular hours including evenings and Saturdays. 


Applicants for the Research Associate or Project Associate post should have master’s degree in Nursing, Computer Science, Statistics, Social Sciences or other health-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 or Project Assistant post should have an honours degree in one of the above-mentioned disciplines or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants should also have:

(a)    experience in coordinating community projects;

(b)    proficiency in SPSS, Microsoft Office software and Chinese word processing;

(c)    a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Cantonese; and

(d)    good interpersonal and communication skills.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Ivy Zhao via email at for further information. 

Conditions of Service

For full-time appointments, a highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  

For part-time appointments, the remuneration rates are HK$173 per hour for the post of Research Associate or Project Associate and HK$122 per hour for the post of Research Assistant or Project Assistant.

Consideration of applications will commence on 31 May 2024 until the position is filled.

Posting date: 17 May 2024