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Research Assistant (SCC)

The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (“HKSI”) is the Government’s delivery agent to provide the high performance training system for eligible sports. The HKSI’s mission is to provide an environment in which sports talent can be identified, nurtured and developed to pursue excellence in the international sporting arena benchmarked at Major Games results. We are now inviting suitable candidates for the following vacancy:


The Job

Reporting to the Senior Sports Science Officer of the Scientific Conditioning Centre, the Research Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To assist in conducting research studies carried out in the Scientific Conditioning Center with attention to detail in collecting and managing the data in an appropriate way;
  • To assist literature searching;
  • To work in collaboration with laboratory technician in the lab;
  • To assist in data entry and analysis;
  • To assist in research paper writing;
  • To assist in training monitoring and testing; and
  • To perform any other appropriate duties as assigned by supervisors.


The Requirements

  • Applicants should have: (1) a minimum of 5 passes in HKCEE or 5 HKDSE subjects with at least Level 2 or equivalent, including English, Chinese and Mathematics; or (2) any post secondary qualification;
  • A university degree in sports science, biomedical research or a relevant discipline is an advantage;
  • A minimum of six months’ part-time experience in research or statistical analysis or having been an athlete within a high performance system and exposed to statistical analysis or research is an advantage;
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team;
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese. Ability to speak Putonghua is an advantage;
  • Hands on experience in computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel and Word; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong.


The Applications

Please send the completed Application Form with indication of expected salary to The Human Resources Manager, Hong Kong Sports Institute Ltd, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories or email: on or before 18 April 2024. Please quote reference no. HKSI-20240405-SCCRA in the application.​

Appointment will be on a fixed term contract. General information is available at the website

Applicants who are not invited for interview within six months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Data collected will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.