Research Officer

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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:

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

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

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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