Research Assistant


The Open University of Hong Kong


Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, OUHK today has developed into a young, dynamic, full-fledged university. We began offering full-time face-to-face programmes since 2001 and currentl...了解更多



Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989 as a provider of distance education, OUHK began offering full-time face-to-face degree programmes in 2001. Over the years we have grown into a leader in open and flexible education in the Asia Pacific region, and our full-time face-to-face programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong. OUHK today is a young, dynamic, full-fledged university.

The University strives to be a leader in providing open and flexible education to all, and to excel as a provider of higher education. To advance learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.

Today we have about 9,500 full-time and 9,500 part-time students in the four Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies. In addition, there are about 2,500 full-time/part-time students studying in LiPACE.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post(s) in the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration:

Part-time Research Support Assistant - (18000M9)

Job: Temporary/Part-time Academic

School/Unit: Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration

Closing Date: 05/Sep/2018, 10:59:00 AM[For Research Project “Halting wasteful consumption: The differential impact of guilt and shame” (Project No. R6211)]

Duties: The appointee will be required to provide assistance on the following tasks:

  • searching literature;
  • preparing and administering experiments;
  • compiling data and research findings; and
  • other areas related to the research project.


DSE holder or above. A strong background in Psychology or Statistics will be an advantage.Applicants should also have good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese and preferably be able to effectively use statistical software such as SPSS as well as MS Office software such as MS Word and MS Excel.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidate will be appointed on a part-time fixed term contract. Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions, if applicable. Appointment will be made starting from mid-September 2018 for about 4 months. The appointee shall be required to work not more than 17 hours per week during the period of appointment. The actual working days and hours shall be agreed between the appointee and the project investigator.Application Procedures

Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.

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 within eight weeks from the closing date may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.