THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer/Senior Research Assistant, Faculty of Engineering

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
12 May 2021
Ref
503706
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Engineering (14000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer / Senior Research Assistant in the Faculty of Engineering (Ref.: 503706), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants for the post of Research Officer should possess a Ph.D. degree in Engineering or a closely related field. Applicants for the post of Senior Research Assistant should possess a Master’s degree in Engineering or a closely related field with one year’s work experience or a Bachelor’s degree therein with three years’ work experience. They should have excellent project management skills; the ability to work independently and under pressure; a strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation; fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese; and good coordination, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in management and development of large-scale research projects is highly preferred.

The appointee will play a key role in coordination and supporting the management of new research initiatives inclusive of research projects across Faculty Interdisciplinary Strategic Research Clusters. He/She will work closely with researchers for enhancing publicity of new research findings and preparing exhibition in the Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two; coordinate the administrative efforts of multiple research projects with local and international collaborations; prepare research-related documents including plans and reports; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She may be required to work outside normal office hours and on weekends. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and probably a written test as well.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for Research Officer or 10% thereof for Senior Research Assistant.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications of will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 12, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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