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Research Position at HKU (Hong Kong)


Applications are invited for the following posts (applicants should state clearly for which post they are applying):

Full-time or part-time Research Assistant, Centre for Comparative and Public Law (CCPL), Faculty of Law (to begin as soon as possible for four months until December 31, Protected content , exceptional candidates will be considered for appointment as a Senior Research Assistant). Requirements: postgraduate qualifications in Law (eg SJD, PhD, etc, LLM, LLB (or JD) degree) and/or Journalism and Media Studies, experience in conducting research and analysis; excellent spoken and written English required, spoken and written Chinese preferred; advanced research and writing skills; the ability to work independently and under time constraints; may be required to supervise student researchers. Experience with outreach through social media and online media such as Facebook, Twitter and Sina Weibo expected. Familiarity with content preparation for online resources, including content management and online presentation, would be a plus factor. Duties: be the principal researcher to the Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age project and conference to be held in mid-October Protected content . Successful candidate will assist with all aspects of planning, co-ordination and preparation for the conference. Post-conference, candidate will help with research, writing and editing of publications for online and written publications. Closing date: Monday, 26 August Protected content , 12pm.

Part-time Student Researcher Assistants, Centre for Comparative and Public Law (CCPL), Faculty of Law to assist on the Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age project and conference. These positions are open to students currently enrolled in any of the undergraduate law programmes (including mixed degree and JD) and all programmes in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, as well as students at the Masters level of any of these departments. Applicants must have demonstrable knowledge and experience in using social media for knowledge sharing and civic engagement. Excellent spoken and written English and Chinese are required. Successful candidates will be paid at the student research assistant rate and will work up to 20 hours per week from September Protected content November Protected content . Closing date: Monday, 26 August Protected content , 12pm.

Candidates who are interested in applying for these positions should submit a covering letter (indicating clearly for which post they are applying), a CV, and transcripts of their academic performance and/or qualification certificates to Professor Simon Young ( Protected content ) by the submission deadline of 26 August Protected content .

Professor Simon N.M. Young
Faculty of Law
The University of Hong Kong