Job ref no.: O/THEi-FST/PT_ RAII/06/18
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Part-time Research Assistant II

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input. All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies. In 2018/19, twelve programmes are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $41,000 to $71,700 per year. . For more information about our Institute, please visit

Faculty of Science and Technology upholds the “vocationally-oriented" approach emphasizing internship opportunities for students to gain a competitive edge, with a balance of professional knowledge and practical knowledge.

Employment Period:
Up to 15 months

Major Duties:
The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project on the promotion of dietary and cognitive health in dementia prevention to elderly community. He/she will i) assist in recruiting elder participants from community centres and elderly centres in Tsing Yi and Kwai Chung for the project; ii) coordinate activities and arrange duties of student helpers; and iii) be responsible for all record-tracking, procurement and expense recording, data analysis and report drafting.

Applicants should have a recognized sub-degree in social science, health care or science-related discipline, or equivalent level of study. Those with experience in conducting work with elderly would have an advantage.

(1) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.
(2) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to Please specify in the subject of the e-mail the reference of the post.

Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until the post is filled. THEi thanks all applicants for their interest. But only applicants who are shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. Applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful if they do not hear from us within 6 months after submission. The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Job ref no. O/THEi-FST/PT_ RAII/06/18 (CT3116139-01#0007)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Part-time
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree