Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Law

University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for the following post: Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Law (Ref.: 201601333) (to commence on December 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter for one year)

Applicants should possess excellent academic qualifications with at least an undergraduate and a Master’s degree in Law from a common law jurisdiction. They should also possess substantial research experience in the field of equity & trusts (especially special needs trusts). Fluency in written and spoken English, ability to research independently in law, and proven track record in producing research outputs of high quality are essential.

The appointee will be the principal research assistant to Professor Lusina Ho and Ms. Rebecca Lee. He/She will undertake research relating to trusts (including special needs trusts) in Hong Kong and major common law and civil law jurisdictions; edit and prepare research publications; and perform any other relevant tasks as assigned. For enquiries, please contact Professor Lusina Ho (e-mail: or Ms. Rebecca Lee (e-mail:

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

Applications should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. stating their research background and explaining how the applicant meets the above requirements, and the names of two referees who have had recent experience of the applicant’s work, directly to Professor Lusina Ho & Ms. Rebecca Lee, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong either by mail or by e-mail. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Closes November 5, 2016.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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