Job ref no.: HKRITA-RF2-03/18
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited

Research Fellow [Appointment period: 18 months]

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited

  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Family medical plan
  • Medical plan

Reporting to the Project Manager, the appointee will be required to:

  • be responsible for conducting R&D activities in thermal and biomechanical comfort studies;
  • conduct mechanical engineering tasks related to the improvement of system design; development of measurement devices and development of algorithm for data transmission and data screening;
  • manage R&D projects, including technical and financial aspects and other project administrative tasks, such as preparation of project updates and reports;
  • work closely with R&D researchers and personnel;
  • coordinate with local and overseas universities, research institutions and business partners, and handle enquiries in a professional manner; and
  • perform any other duties as assigned.


  • A doctoral or master’s degree in Thermal Physiological, Mechanical Engineering, Wearable Technology, Textile Engineering or a related discipline;
  • 3 or more years of research/ relevant work experience;
  • Highly-organized and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments; 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; and 
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with a good command of Putonghua being an advantage. 

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae in strict confidence to Human Resources Manager, HKRITA, R906-08, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (E-mail: [via CTgoodjobs Apply Now ]). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. HKRITA reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. Please mark “PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL" and quote the position applied for and its reference number on the envelope.

More job information
Job ref no. HKRITA-RF2-03/18 (CT3114336-01#0029)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Master's degree