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

Term Research Assistant 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

Major Duties:
The appointee shall report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project. He/she will be required to perform literature review/data collection and data analysis; participate in a project to investigate chemicals in food; conduct experiments for chemical analysis (using LCMS) and microbial testing; and perform other research duties as assigned by the PI.

Applicants should have a recognised sub-degree in Food Science, Food Safety, Chemical or Biological Sciences or related disciplines. Applicants should have good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, as well as good administrative, interpersonal and communication skills. He/she should have a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, good work initiative and an ability to work independently. Those with working knowledge of Mass spectroscopy, microbial culture and SPSS 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, should be sent to Please specify in the subject of the e-mail 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.

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Job ref no. O/THEi-FST/TERM_ RAII(FSS)/05/18 (CT3114139-01#0240)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree