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 Part-time Research Support Assistant [R6478] - (2200272) 22-NOV-22

We are now looking for a suitable person to fill the following position in the School of Arts and Social Sciences:


Part-time Research Support Assistant [R6478] - (2200272)


Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee shall mainly assist the Principal Investigator in a research project 'How does music training influence adults’ cognitive abilities?: An exploration based on a training study' (R6478). The appointee will be responsible mainly for the following:

  • conducting preparation work for research (e.g., literature review, stimuli and experiment creation etc.);
  • conducting data collection and preliminary analysis; and
  • performing any other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.


Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • full-time undergraduates of the University, preferably in Psychology;
  • research and music playing experience is preferable but not essential;
  • outstanding academic performance and a keen interest in the research;
  • very good interpersonal and communication skills in English and Cantonese; and
  • self-driven, positive attitude and with a strong sense of responsibility.


Terms and Conditions for Appointment
Successful candidate will be appointed on a temporary part-time contract. The appointee shall be required to work not more than 17 hours per week during the period of their appointment which will be from December 2022 to August 2023 or beyond. Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions. The work schedule shall be agreed between the appointee and the Principal Investigator.


To Apply
Candidates who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System. Please contact Dr Sara Li by email at for enquiries about the post.



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