Job ref no.: 21001RD
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Part-time Research Support Assistant/ Research Assistant / Research Associate (R6338)

Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee shall assist the Principal Investigator in a research project “Study on Microplastics Pollution and its Interactions with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Mangrove Wetlands" (R6338).  He/She shall mainly be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing literatures and conducting experiments;
  • Collecting data and performing data analysis;
  • Assisting in report writing; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the supervisors.


Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • A doctorate or Master’s degree with a track record of research and publication in Environmental Science/Chemistry or a related discipline (for Part-time Research Associate); 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or above in the above mentioned discipline (for Part-time Research Assistant);
  • At least 5 subjects with Level 2 in HKDSE including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics, or equivalent (for Part-time Research Support Assistant);
  • Knowledge in sediment and water analysis is highly preferred; and
  • Preference will be given to those with experiences in analytical chemistry, especially extraction and instrumental analysis, such as GC-MS, HPLC, etc.      


Terms and Conditions for Appointment
Successful candidate(s) will be appointed on a temporary part-time contract commencing from November 2021 (with the possibility of renewal).  Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions.


To Apply
Candidate(s) who are interested in joining us may submit their applications via the University’s eRecruitment System.

Closing date of application: 25 October 2021


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More job information
Job ref no. 21001RD
Job Function
  • Homantin
Employment Term
  • Temporary
  • Part-time
  • 1 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree