Opportunities

Student Research Assistant

Ref.: 500378
Work type: Hourly-paid
Department: Department of Law (18100)
Categories: Research Support Staff

Part-time Student Research Assistant in the Department of Law (Ref.: 500378) (to commence as soon as possible for 2 months, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should be current undergraduate or postgraduate students in law, gender study or related disciplines in Hong Kong and should have basic understanding of gender equality and civil society. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), and be able to work in a collaborative team environment.

Familiarity with social media platform maintenance is an advantage.  

 

The appointee is expected to work on China law research projects and China law training projects for lawyers and law students related to women’s rights in Mainland China; and will provide support to the research team and training team by conducting literature review, helping project officers to organize workshops and seminars and editing the project’s website.

 

The post will provide a good opportunity for professional growth by working closely with the Research Lead and Training Lead. The student shall work for not more than 10 hours per week.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes June 19, 2020.

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Visiting Fellows programme in the Centre for Chinese Law

 

CCL has hosted numerous experts and students of Chinese law. We offer a stimulating academic environment, and a unique opportunity to undertake research from a comparative perspective. Please note that this programme is self-funding, that is, the Centre is currently unable to provide any financial assistance to Fellows. Visitors are welcomed on a rolling basis. Applicants must submit their materials for consideration no later than 60-days prior to their intended visit.

If you are interested in visiting the Centre for Chinese Law, HKU, you could e-mail the following information:

  • a resume;

  • a research proposal;

  • an recommendation letter from an academic and/or professional referees;

  • the proposed dates and duration of your stay;

  • a statement indicating what you hope to achieve during your visit

  • a statement indicating why you feel CCL is the best fit for your proposed research, including the names of particular colleagues/Faculty experts who might be of particular interest

to  shelbyc@hku.hk

Leslie Wright Fellows programme in the Centre for Chinese Law

The Centre for Chinese Law invites applications to visit the Centre as a Leslie Wright Fellow of the Centre. The duration of the visit is normally not more than three months, but longer visits may also be considered.

Applicants should be scholars engaged in teaching and research in law in Mainland China, Macau or Taiwan. The visit should be for the purpose of:

 

  1. giving lectures, seminars or conference presentations in the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong;

  2. conducting joint research with teachers in the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong; and/or

  3. conducting research in topics for which materials are more easily available in Hong Kong than in the applicant’s home institution.

The Leslie Wright Hong Kong-China Legal Fund may provide some financial support to Leslie Wright Fellows visiting the Centre for Chinese Law under this scheme. As funding is limited, applicants who do not receive financial support from the Fund may be appointed “Visiting Fellows in the Centre for Chinese Law”.

If you are interested in being a Leslie Wright Fellow, you could e-mail the following information:

  • a resume;

  • a research proposal;

  • an recommendation letter from an academic and/or professional referees;

  • the proposed dates and duration of your stay;

  • a statement indicating what you hope to achieve during your visit

  • a statement indicating why you feel CCL is the best fit for your proposed research, including the names of particular colleagues/Faculty experts who might be of particular interest

to  shelbyc@hku.hk

Leslie Wright Fellow's application to visit in the first semester of an academic year (September – December) should be sent to us before the end of May.

Leslie Wright Fellow's application to visit in the second semester of an academic year (January – May) should be sent to us before the end of August.

Centre for Chinese Law
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
10/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower
Centennial Campus
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong

Tel : +(852) 3917 4267    

Fax : +(852) 2549 8495

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