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Research Officer, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Dec 2022

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointments as Research Officer/Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 513863), to commence as soon as possible  on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for the post of Research Officer and 10% of basic salary for the post of Research Assistant I/II

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or above in Engineering/Science or a related field from an institution which meets the criteria as set out in the guidelines of the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) at They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; good interpersonal and communication skills; good coordination, organizational and problem-solving skills; be highly motivated with a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work independently and in a team. Knowledge in research equipment setup or chemical handling is required. Candidates with experience in cleanroom would be an added advantage. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for the position of Research Assistant I/II.

The appointee will be responsible for providing support to the research group, including but not limited to:

  • provide support in teaching and research activities;
  • collaborate with researchers and students to implement standard operating procedures and enhance research efficiency;
  • provide research equipment operation training and research safety training to researchers and students;
  • coordinate with the safety office on chemical handling and disposal protocols; and
  • perform any other duties as assigned.

For more information about the post, please email to Dr. Paddy K.L. Chan at

The University only accepts online applications for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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