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Full-time/Part-time Research Assistant I (2 posts) in the Department of Law (Ref.: 516538) (to commence on October 24, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter for 5 months)

Applicants should possess a good Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Law or in related Social Sciences. In addition, the following skills are required and must be demonstrated through past academic achievements and/or related work experiences in conducting research:

  • Excellent writing skills and ability to advance coherent legal and/or policy arguments.
  • Previous experience and/or a solid interest in financial regulation (with particular focus on banking, lending activities, and prudential supervision), FinTech, and/or law reforms to promote financial inclusion (with particular focus on access to credit and financial stability).
  • Ability to work autonomously within a team.

The ability to maintain a sound governance framework for research activities in order to ensure appropriate ethical conducts is desirable, but not required.

The appointees will work on the project entitled Creating Credit: Law Reforms, Policy Tensions, and Disruptive Technologies. He/She will assist the Principal Investigator and other team members by conducting literature review, collecting quantitative and qualitative data, assisting in drafting and editing research outputs. Other activities include coordination with internal and external parties to ensure dissemination and outreach of research outputs.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a recent transcript, and a sample writing of no more than 800 words. For enquiries, please contact Dr. G.G.F. Castellano at g.castellano@hku.hk. Closes October 10, 2022.