Research Associate (Copy-editing)


Job Description

Research Associate (Copy-editing)

Location: N/A

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the University Research Centre (URC):

Research Associate (Copy-editing) (Ref.: 16-RASSO-284-O)
University Research Centre


The appointee will be responsible for a broad range of duties, including promoting research culture, editing research manuscripts, preparing publications related to research on innovative education,providing solid and constructive advice on research proposals and reports, preparing formal reports and papers from research studies. The appointee will also be required to have sufficient expertise and seniority for demanding tasks.


Applicants should possess a doctoral degree. A master’s degree holder with substantial experience in research/publications may also be considered.They should be familiar with a broad range of techniques for academic study or writing, and be able to draft and edit texts for publication as high quality research outputs.  Applicants should also have an excellent command of English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua), and good organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills.They should be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time fixed term contract.  Renewal of contract will be subject to performance, service need and availability of funding.  Fringe benefits will include annual leave, medical & dental benefits and gratuity, where applicable.

Application Procedures

Please complete the “Application Form”, which is obtainable from the University's website (, and send it together with your CV to Ms. Beryl Wong, University Research Centre, The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon or email: [email redacted, apply via Jobable]. (Please quote the reference 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 December 2016 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Employment TypeContract
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese
The Open University of Hong KongEducation and Childcare

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