Dr. CHEN Hui Fang (陳慧芳)

Position(s) Available

Research opportunities are available for students with interests in survey research, item response theory and response behaviors in survey questionnaires. Students with a bachelor or a master’s degree are welcome to apply for the funded PhD program in Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences in the City University of Hong Kong. Applicants should meet the English requirement by the University:

1) A minimum TOEFL score of 79 (internet-based test), with a minimum of 15 for Reading, 15 for Listening, 21 for Writing, and 18 for Speaking;

OR 2) A minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 for each of the sub-categories including Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking

Interested students can send their documents to Dr. Hui-Fang Chen, including transcripts, a CV and a cover letter stating research interests, research experiences, and statistical and/or programming skills. 

Financial Support for Graduate Students:

CityU studentships offer a stipend of $HK 17,500 per month, 12 months per year, to all successful candidates. Good academic performance can qualify for the additional tuition scholarship and travel fund to attend international conferences.


Interested applicants may also apply for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS):