THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant in Education

Expiring today

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Research Assistant II (holding the functional title of Software Developer /Multimedia Designer) (two posts)  

Ref.  :  201800058 

Department  :  Faculty of Education 

Closing Date  :  January 24, 2018  

Research Assistant II (holding the functional title of Software Developer or Multimedia Designer) (two posts) in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 201800058) (to commence or as soon as possible for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Creative Media or a closely related field, with strong programming skills and some relevant work experience. They should have fluency in English and Chinese (including Putonghua); good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; good technical background; a strong sense of responsibility; be able to work independently; and be a good team player. Fresh graduates with relevant technical background and good academic performance are also welcome. Those with an Associate degree in the relevant fields and at least 2 years’ experience in programming may be considered.  A good background in any programming language (C/C++, Java, Python, Swift) and good knowledge of iOS developer environment are a must. Experience in Unity 3D (knowledge of optimizing the Unity 3D environment and game logic, with 3D content creation) and AR/VR technologies, as well as image processing and creative media production skills are highly desirable.

The appointees will work on a project funded by Quality Education Fund titled Enhancing Language Education with Artificial Reality Neo-platform (eLEARN). They will be responsible for drafting the user requirement with the Research Officer on the eLEARN augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) contents; conducting use case analysis, process modeling, and data modeling; as well as implementing and testing the eLEARN platform to ensure its stability and compatibility with devices on iOS system.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. and an e-portfolio (if available) to Dr. Gary Wong at wongkwg@hku.hk.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes January 24, 2018.
The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

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