Part-Time Research Assistant

The Open University of Hong Kong
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)
Higher Diploma / Foundation Year / Associate Degree
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Part-Time Research Assistant

Location: Kwai Hing

As one of the five academic units of the OUHK, the LiPACE is a dynamic, market-oriented and fast growing continuing education provider. With the mission of promoting life-long learning, the LiPACE offers a variety of flexible and high-quality educational opportunities, with an emphasis on face-to-face teaching, to the public for personal development, career advancement and appreciation of life. These include professional and training programmes, full-time programmes (e.g. Diploma Yi Jin, Diploma and Higher Diploma), full-time/part-time degree and masters programmes in collaboration with overseas institutions, and the Capacity Building Mileage Programme (a flexible learning project designed to equip women with a positive mindset and develop their potentials) in collaboration with the Women’s Commission.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the LiPACE:

Part-Time Research Assistant (Ref: 16-PTRA-287-O)

[For Research Project “Innovation and Social Impact in Higher Education: Some Lessons from Tohoku University and the Open University of Hong Kong” (Project No. 2015/1.8)]



The appointee(s) will assist in literature review, collecting and analysing research data, conducting interviews, drafting research report, administrative duties and other areas related to the research project.


Applicants should possess a relevant recognized bachelor degree in Japanese Studies or related subject areas with strong expertise in academic writing and research, as well as a good command of English and Chinese. Prior research work experience in universities with demonstrated abilities in statistical analysis and monitoring of research projects independently will be an advantage.

Applicants should obtain the certificate of Level N1 Japanese-Language Proficiency Test.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidate will be appointed on a temporary part-time fixed term contract. Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions, if applicable.

Application Procedures

Please complete the “Application Form”, which is obtainable from the University's website (, and send it together with your CV to the Administration Unit, LiPACE, The Open University of Hong Kong by e-mail ([email redacted, apply via Jobable]). (Please quote the project number in your application.)

Deadline:     11 October 2016

General information about the University is available on the University’s website Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy. The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website. Applicants who are not contacted by the University by the end of November 2016 may consider their applications unsuccessful.