Research Associate (Economics) – School of Management and Economics (Ref. 2022/090/01)

2022年 4月 6日

Job Description



Post Specification

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Preparing and teaching tutorials for undergraduate courses;

2. Student consultation/supervision and coordinating student academic activities;

3. Undertaking other assignment assigned by the supervisor;

4. Providing research assistance to professors, including collecting data and analyzing data;

5. Replicating research papers assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

1. Should have a Bachelor degree in economics;

2. Should be competent in mathematics, subject to passing a written test of mathematical skills;

3. Should have good teaching and communication skills;

4. Should be competent in both written and spoken English;

5. Must have the ability of working independently, as well as the spirit of team work;

6. Should honestly demonstrate working knowledge of software packages, which include but are not limited to Stata/Matlab/SAS/R/Python;

7. Would be willing to take up extra responsibilities, if needed.

The potential benefits of the research assistant part of this position include accessibility to faculty members who have successful experience in publishing in top-tier economics journals in diverse fields in economics[1] and the possibility of collaborative work with the economics faculty members. All of these are highly valued by the admission committees in internationally reputable economics/finance PhD programs.[2]

Salary and Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-SZ and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents, and at least three references by email to: