Job ref no.: O/THEi-FST/TERM_ RA_I_II(EE)/05/18
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Term Research Assistant I / II

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

The Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input through three faculties - Faculty of Design and Environment, Faculty of Management and Hospitality, and Faculty of Science and Technology. 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. At present, seven programmes are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $40,000 to $70,000 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit

Faculty of Science and Technology upholds the “vocationally-oriented" approach emphasizing internship opportunities for students to gain a competitive edge, with a balance of professional knowledge and practical knowledge.

Employment Period:
12 months

The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) with the experimental and analytical findings. He/she will conduct experiments in the research areas of photocatalytic oxidation for wastewater treatment.

For the post of Term Research Assistant I, applicants should have a Master’s degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, environmental science or relevant disciplines; or a recognized degree in a relevant discipline with relevant work experience.

For the post of Term Research Assistant II, applicants should have a sub-degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, environmental science or relevant disciplines, or equivalent level of study.

The applicants should have proficient communication skills in both written and spoken English. Those with (a) research background in photocatalysis and synthesis of photocatalyst or membrane technology, or (b) research background in material science and synthesis of nano-adsorbents or nano-photocatalysts, or (c) experience in operating analytical equipment such as SEM, XRD, TEM, Raman, XPS and FTIR would have an advantage.

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

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, postgraduate transcript(s) and one most representing publication, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, 14/F (South Block), 133 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post.

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.

More job information
Job ref no. O/THEi-FST/TERM_ RA_I_II(EE)/05/18 (CT3114139-01#0235)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree