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Research Assistant – (240001B8)

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Research Assistant – (240001B8)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library invites applications for a Research Assistant.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature, Cultural Studies, or a related discipline; (ii) a good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English; (iii) good computer skills in using Office software and web authoring tools; (iv) good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and (v) self-motivation and the ability to work independently. Proven knowledge of Hong Kong literature will be an advantage.

Reporting to the Special Collections Librarian, the appointee will work in the Special Collections Department. Duties include (a) supporting a physical collection and online databases on Hong Kong Literature; (b) providing assistance in exhibitions and educational events; (c) liaising with Hong Kong Literature Research Centre; (d) editing HK Literature Newsletter; (e) performing counter duties; and (f) other duties as assigned. Shift duties in the evenings, at weekends or on holidays at library helpdesks are required.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Unposting Date: Jun 4, 2024