Job ref no.: 21001RB
Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Research Assistant (R7026) - (21001RB)

Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Major Duties and Responsibilities 
The appointee shall mainly assist the research team in a research project “An Integration Study on IoT Wearable Devices and Virtual Reality (VR) to Enhance Training Effectiveness in Building Services and Civil Engineering Industries" (R7026).  He / She shall mainly be responsible for the following:

  • Designing the research, developing and conducting VR/AR-based training programme and survey analysis;
  • Conducting academic research, programming and using statistical software packages;
  • Working with the Principal Investigator/supervisors to prepare report writing; and
  • Conducting other ad-hoc research activities as instructed by the Principal Investigator.


Candidates should possess the following qualifications, experience and competence:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Computing, Education or a related discipline; 
  • Postgraduate degree holder is preferable;
  • Experience in preparing research and journal publications is preferred;
  • Detail-oriented, hardworking, responsible, able to meet deadlines and can work independently; and
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese.


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: 25 October 2021


(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in September 2021 need not re-apply.)


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