Job ref no.: 21001RF
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Research Assistant (R6411)

Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee shall mainly assist the research team in a research project ‘‘Seasonal Monitoring of Beach Litter in Western and Southern Waters of Hong Kong Using Aerial Drone’’ (R6411).  He / She shall mainly be responsible for the following:

  • Performing data analysis;
  • Assisting in report writing and presentation of the results;
  • Carrying out other research activities as instructed by the investigators; and
  • Providing effective office support and research-related assistance.


Candidates should to possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or a related discipline;
  • A Master’s degree in the above mentioned discipline is preferred; and
  • Research experience in environmental sampling, microplastics investigation, or litter survey.


Terms and Conditions for Appointment
An attractive remuneration package, including basic salary and an end-of-contract gratuity will be offered to the right candidates.  Generous annual leave, staff-development sponsorships, medical and dental benefits, and life insurance coverage will also be provided.


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

Closing date of application: 28 October 2021


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