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Assistant Research Officer in the Centre for Civil Society and Governance

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for Civil Society and Governance (30101)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Assistant Project Manager) in the Centre for Civil Society and Governance (Ref.: 527025)

Applicants should possess a Master's degree or above in Agricultural Sciences, Biological Science or related discipline. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and excellent project management skills. They should be able to work independently and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team. Preference will be given to those with at least 5 years of work and/or research experience in the areas of Sustainable Production and Consumption, Food Policy and Food System Assessment, Smart and Appropriate Technology for Agriculture and Community Economy. Experience in impact investment, food-related industry and cross-sectoral projects would be an advantage.

The appointee will be responsible for planning, managing, promoting, and delivering rural revitalization and sustainable agriculture/aquaculture programmes and be involved in developing new project themed Sustainable Food Value Chains under the Centre; and other duties as assigned by the Director of the Centre. Teaching duties on the above-mentioned topics may also be assigned.

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

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 will start as soon as possible and continue until June 20, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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