Job ref no.: O/THEi-FST/TERM_RAI(ChemEng)/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0132)
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Term Research Assistant I (Chemical Engineering)

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Department / Section : Faculty of Science and Technology
Ref. no : O/THEi-FST/TERM_RAI(ChemEng)/02/19

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 AY, twelve programmes are included 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

Major Duties:
The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project. He/she will be required to perform chemical synthesis of intermediate products, material characterizations and product performance test; conduct experimental development, chemical and physical analysis; prepare experimental data reports and paper writing for publications; and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.

Applicants should have a Master’s degree, preferably a doctoral degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Catalytic Engineering, Nanomaterial Engineering, or related disciplines; or a recognized degree in a relevant discipline with relevant work experience. He/she should have proficient communication skills in both written and spoken English. Those with experience in chemical synthesis, photocatalytic materials and hydrophobic materials, would have an advantage.

(1) Candidates may be appointed on temporary or part-time employment.
(2) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays as necessary.
(3) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

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/TERM_RAI(ChemEng)/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0132)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Master's degree