Job ref no.: 519218
The University of Hong Kong

IT Officer / IT Technician

The University of Hong Kong

IT Officer/IT Technician in the Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (CPOS) (Ref.: 519218) (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 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

About Us

Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (CPOS) is an academic research-support centre embracing multi-omics and big data biomedical research under LKS Faculty of Medicine.  CPOS core laboratories host state-of-the-art omics technology platforms with sophisticated equipment and High Performance Computing Facility supported by our over 70 dedicated and trained members.  Welcome to visit us to explore more.

Career Prospects

  • Excellent on-job training
  • Long-term development opportunities
  • Exposure to large scale projects and latest technology
  • Expert technical and managerial career track

The Role

  • Assist in various IT tasks for supporting the daily operations of the Centre
  • Frontline internal technical support
  • Assist in product evaluation, project preparation and execution
  • Other duties include documentation, administration and reporting

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 518901) need not re-apply.

Qualifications and Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related disciplines
  • At least 1 year’s work experience in IT-related fields (fresh graduates are also welcome)
  • Advantage but not necessary:  Experience in databases, servers and PC support, website maintenance and MS Office support
  • Willing to learn and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proactive and enjoy team work
  • Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English
  • Candidates with less experience may be considered for appointment as IT Technician

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

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

More job information
Job ref no. 519218
  • Medical plan
Job Function
  • Pokfulam
Work Model
  • On-site
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 1 year - 6 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree