Research Assistant
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Public Policy is one of the strategic areas identified by HKUST for its future development. The Division of Public Policy (PPOL) and the Institute for Public Policy (IPP) were established to spearhead this effort through the development of interdisciplinary policy research and rigorous policy training programs.

  • The appointee will assist in the development of case teaching and learning for public policy and management education. Major duties of the appointee include case writing, including background research;
  • providing assistance in case teaching; organizing events, including the inter-university case competitions and case writing competitions;
  • collecting and consolidating feedback from case teaching and learning; and general liaisons.

    Applicants should have a good bachelor’s degree plus a proven track record of outstanding academic achievements, preferably in a discipline related to public policy, public management, or social science more generally.

  • They should have (i) high proficiency in English, preferably also in Chinese; (ii) exceptional reading comprehension and writing skills;
  • iii) excellent communication and interpersonal skills; (iv) the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • and (v) strong awareness and familiarity of public policy issues in Hong Kong and Mainland China. A strong sense of commitment to teaching and learning will be advantageous.

    Shortlisted candidates may be invited to attend a written test. (Duration : 1 year, renewable)

    Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

  • Applicants are also requested to upload (a) an updated curriculum vitae; (b) a cover letter; (c) an academic transcript;
  • and (d) an English writing sample online.

    Please apply on or before : 23 September 2020.


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